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"After 14 years competing, training, and teaching around the world I feel that it's time for me to have my own location and students." 

- Mahamed Aly, 4x IBJJF World Champion & Co-Owner of One Way Martial Arts

Mahamed's teaching hasn't stopped him from competing.

In January Mahamed made has MMA Debut.



Mahamed Aly

Mahamed Aly, a revered black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, is celebrated globally for his remarkable prowess in both gi and no-gi contests. He was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and embarked on his martial arts journey through kickboxing at 15. His focus shifted towards grappling after experiencing firsthand the power of jiu-jitsu during an MMA sparring session, where a jiu-jitsu athlete easily submitted him.

Mahamed's main accomplishments: 

  • IBJJF World Champion (4x)
  • IBJJF European Open Champion (4x)
  • IBJJF European Open No-Gi Champion (2x)
  • 2018 Male Gi Athlete of the Year on Flo Grappling

Beyond his illustrious accomplishments on the mats, Mahamed Aly is also renowned for his superior teaching abilities. His attention to detail and unique ability to simplify complex techniques have made him a popular instructor. His signature move is the Helicopter Sweep, and he is a fierce competitor in the Super Heavyweight division, which comprises athletes weighing up to 100 kg or 221 lbs.

Our Location


5416 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA 22304
+1 (703) 951-4440

Monday: 6am -7am, 11:30am - 1:30pm, 3pm-9pm

Tuesday: 6am -7am, 11:30am - 1:30pm, 3pm-9:30pm

Wednesday: 6am -7am, 11:30am - 1:30pm, 3pm-9pm

Thursday: 6am -7am, 11:30am - 1:30pm, 3pm-9:30pm

Friday: 6am -7am, 11:30am - 1:30pm, 3pm-8pm

Saturday: 9:30am - 1:30pm

Sunday: 10am-12pm