GLBTQ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu sessions for the GLBTQ community.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a ground-based sport incorporating the strategic application of chokes and joint locks. It doubles as a great way to build basic self-defense skills and calm self-confidence. Learn BJJ basics and beyond in this one hour session specifically designated for LGBTQI+ identified people. Sessions will begin with a sport specific warm-up, followed by technical instruction and then light drills or sparring as time allows. This session is suitable for all levels, beginners are welcome. We have loaner gi’s for new people.


Friday evenings 7:15pm*

*Holidays and  Pride events possibility of cancelled or rescheduled classes. Email us if you are interested in attending. Contact us to get your first class is FREE
Contact Us & get your first class FREE If are interested but have financial concerns, send us an email. We have a variety of discounts, scholarships and offers that might apply to you.

Instructor: Shawn Tamaribuchi

Shawn Tamaribuchi assists with kid’s classes. She currently holds the rank of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt under black belt and World Champion Lana Stefanac. She has trained in Krav Maga as well as Muay Thai, and fought professional MMA where she had the opportunity to fight in the US, Japan and New Zealand. After her MMA career, she found a deep love and appreciation for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and started to devote the majority of her time to her Jiu-Jitsu training..