PDXBJJ is an extension of the Portland Judo family and a proud affiliate of One World Jiu Jitsu Academy under Professor Mike Prudencio. We are conveniently located in the heart of Portland on 2335 NW 23rd Place, right off the 405 Freeway. Here you will find a safe, friendly and professional environment to train and grow.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and ground fighting with the goal of gaining a dominant position and using joint-locks and chokeholds to force an opponent to submit.
It promotes the principle that a smaller, weaker person using leverage and proper technique can successfully defend themselves against a bigger, stronger assailant. BJJ can be trained for its health benefits, self-defense, and sport grappling tournaments.
We train by the Judo principle of “Mutual respect and benefit”, so although we love to compete; self-discipline and respect for each other always come first. Some of the best memories of practicing at PDXBJJ were made before and after class sitting around on the mat hanging out with new friends. We enjoy training and learning from everyone.
We believe that with a commitment to Jiu Jitsu, the quality of our lives can be transformed on and off the mat. Whether it be for competition, self-defense or as a workout, your instructors and teammates here at PDXBJJ will help you achieve the goals you set for yourself.
Looking forward to training with you soon!