Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Academy South Bend

Michiana's Premier Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy


9+ SESSIONS A WEEK

We have multiple class times to accomodate everyone’s schedule.

1600+ SQ FT MAT SPACE

We have a large training space conveniently located near downtown, Notre Dame, and IUSB.

15+ YRS IN BUSINESS

We are one of the longest running jiu-jitsu academies in the area.

WEIGHT ROOM

Access to our weight facility included with membership

“The ground is my ocean. I’m the shark and most people don’t even know how to swim.”

Our school is conveniently located in South Bend, Indiana and strives to provide the Michiana community with a safe, clean environment in which to learn the gentle art of Jiu-Jitsu. Experience the Jiu-Jitsu Lifestyle with the team at Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Academy of South Bend!

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Our Team

Gary Briscoe is the head instructor and owner of Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Academy of South Bend. Gary began his martial arts training in 2002. In 2003 he started studying Jiu-Jitsu with Ben Eaton. In 2010, Ben re-located to Yorktown and asked Gary to continue running the South Bend Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu affiliate school. RJJA of South Bend continues to thrive under Gary’s leadership, and in 2016 Gary received his Black Belt from Professor Ben Eaton.

Gary Briscoe

Owner, Head Instuctor, Black Belt

Jack WIlkinson

Senior Instructor, Black Belt

Micky Sage

Senior Instructor, Black Belt

What Our Students Say

We focus on providing a safe and fun atmosphere for our students. Here is some of what they have to say.

“I attended a ladies self defense class and really enjoyed it. Everyone was very helpful and the class was very fun and informative at the same time. I’m looking forward to going to more of these classes for sure!”

Kara

“Awesome school! Couldn’t ask for better people to train with. I was in town visiting and they treated me like one of their own.”

Richard

“From beginner to expert, there is no better place in the area. It is my home. The people there are my brothers and sisters. All are welcome.”

Dane

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