YEARS IN BUSINESS
SQ FT MAT SPACE
SESSIONS A WEEK
RIBEIRO JIU-JITSU ACADEMY SOUTH BEND
Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association was founded in 1995 by the legendary Saulo Ribeiro and is currently one of the most successful Jiu-Jitsu organizations in the world. Saulo Ribeiro is widely considered to be one of the premier BJJ instructors teaching today and is certainly one of the greatest competitors in Jiu-Jitsu history. Saulo is a 4th degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a six-time World BJJ Champion, and two-time ADCC Submission Grappling World Champion. Saulo is the only Jiu-Jitsu fighter in history to win world titles at five different weight divisions.
A proud affiliate of the Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association
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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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.
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!”
“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.”
“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.”
We provide many classes and open training sessions to fit everyone’s schedule.
Monday, Wedesday, Friday: 6-7 AM
Monday-Friday: 6-7 PM
Saturday: 11 AM -12 PM
Tuesday,Thursday: 5-6 PM
Monday,Wednesday,Friday: 5:00–5:45 PM
Monday,Wedesday,Friday: 5:30-6 AM
Monday-Friday: 7-9 PM
Sunday: 3-5 PM
Send us a message to sign up for a free class and start your jiu-jitsu journey today!