Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA & Wrestling at American Hapkido Karate American Hapkido Karate 4 Photo 1 Video

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructors:

  • Master Sayed Qubadi;
  • Kian Danesh;
  • Ali Qubadi;

Head MMA Coach — Bernie Hapolian.

4405 Laurel Canyon Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019
818-998-2441
  • Laurel Canyon (1.2 ml)
  • North Hollywood (1.7 ml)
  • Universal City/Studio City (2.1 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.05.17
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Self-defense & MMA at Zenki Dojo Zenki Dojo 3 Photo 1 Video

Classes:

  • Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu;
  • Muay Thai / Kickboxing;
  • Mixed Martial Arts (MMA);
  • Self-defense;
  • Kenpo-Jitsu Ryu;
  • Eskrima;
  • Women's Martial Arts;
  • Private One-On-One Martial Arts Classes.
1761 Hillhurst Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90019
323-953-8131
  • Vermont/Sunset (2300 ft)
  • Vermont/Santa Monica (5000 ft)
  • Hollywood/Western (1.2 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.05.16
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Eagle Rock Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Eagle Rock Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 2 Photo

Assistant Instructor — Walter Henriquez, Purple Belt (Kids class).

Walter began his martial arts instruction at an early age trying different martial arts such as; Shotokan Karate, Thai Chi, Hapkido and Judo. He obtained the rank of 2nd Gup ( red belt) in Hapkido under grand master Kwang Sik Myung. He later studied Judo, obtaining his brown belt under Master Hayward Nishioka. In 2004 while attending CSLA, he was first introduced to Brazilian jiu jitsu. In 2007 he began studying jiu jitsu more seriously under instructor Fernando Reis. He fell in love with the effectiveness of the art and began helping Fernando with the teaching of the kids class.

7105 North Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA
310-907-6231
  • Highland Park (1.4 ml)
  • South Pasadena (2.1 ml)
  • Fillmore (2.3 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.04.25
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at 10th Planet Van Nuys 10th Planet Van Nuys 1 Photo

10th Planet Jiu Jitsu is a no-gi style of submission grappling developed by Eddie Bravo. It is performed without the use of a traditional Kimono, or martial arts uniform. It focuses on technique and leverage, over strength and athleticism. With proper usage, smaller, weaker people can successfully defend against bigger, stronger opponents. Typically a player wins by controlling an opponent while moving into advantageous positions or by applying joint-locks and chokes to submit an them. 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu is trained for self defense, sport grappling tournaments, mixed martial arts (MMA) competition but mostly for fun.

Instructors:

  • Alder Hampel — Head Instructor, Black Belt at 10th Planet Van Nuys;
  • Erik “Compella” Cruz — 10th Planet Black Belt;
  • Tim “Dog” Antolin — Gi Instructor 10th Planet Van Nuys, JJ Machado Black Belt;
  • Andrew Murillo — Fundamentals Instructor;
  • Jean Paula Hampel — Kids Assistant Instructor, Program Director;
  • Ryan Bradford — Fundamentals Instructor;
  • Robert Castro — Kids / Fundamentals Instructor;
  • Sven Manseau — Fundamentals Instructor;
  • Jay Dimacali — Fundamental Instructor.
16760 #218 Stagg Street
Los Angeles, CA
818-925-5487
  • Balboa (1.8 ml)
  • Woodley (2 ml)
  • Sepulveda (2.8 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
Dux Ryu Ninjutsu at Silver Crane Dojo Silver Crane Dojo 1 Photo

A unique training that is practical for real world situations. Everything is broken down like a science so you can be sure it will work when needed. Hand-to-hand, weapons, and ground fighting.

20620 Lassen Street
Los Angeles, CA
818-676-9377
  • Chatsworth (5100 ft)
  • Nordhoff (1.3 ml)
  • Roscoe (2.2 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.05.22
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at 5 Star Martial Arts 5 Star Martial Arts 2 Photo 2 Video
4201 #105 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
323-933-1708
  • Wilshire/Western (3100 ft)
  • Wilshire/Normandie (5300 ft)
  • Wilshire/Vermont (1.6 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.05.21
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Hollywood Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Hollywood Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1 Photo

Instructors:

  • Brian Herskowitz is a 4th Dan black belt in judo. He began competing at the age of 6 and at 8 years of age one the Texas state judo championship. Brian continued to win national and international competitions as a junior competitor, racking up an impressive 11 national titles from various organizations. As an adult he continued his winning ways including medals in the U.S. Collegiate championships, the U.S. Olympic festival, the U.S. Open championships, the world Maccabiah games where he was a dual silver medalist. After studying in Japan for a year, Brian returned to the U.S. and was a finalist in the 1980 Olympic trials. After a lengthy hiatus Brian returned to competition and has won the U.S. Masters 2004-2007, 2009 and 2012, and World Masters 2005 and 2009. Brian started training in Brazillian Jiu Jitsu. As a blue belt he has won the Pan American championships in the senior division, and taken a silver in the World Championships. He also holds a first degree black belt in Sorenji Kenpo;
  • Rodrigo Antunes — In 2012 Rodrigo Antunes received his 4th degree in BJJ from Grand Master João Alberto Barreto, a man who also had great influence in Rodrigo’s life as a martial artist. In 2016, Gokor Chivychian and Gene LeBell promoted Rodrigo to the rank of Black Belt in their Grappling System;
  • Sean Patrick Flanery — A few of Flanery’s tournament highlights include: 2003 Pan Am Champion, 2003 American Nationals Champion, 2002 1st Annual Inland Empire Champion;
  • Brent Burninston — Brent accumulated extensive training in a variety of disciplines – including the arts of Judo, Karate, Muay Thai, Kickboxing, Western Boxing and he notably holds black belt’s in both (USA) Combat JuJitsu, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (2nd degree);
  • Tim Davis — Currently a brown belt in BJJ, he teaches children’s classes, with an emphasis on self-defense and fundamentals, and mostly eschewing modern tournament-style techniques, patterning his game after Professors Flanery and Akins, and inspired and influenced by their teacher, the great Rickson Gracie.
7131 1/2 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
310-360-0544
  • Culver City (6.6 ml)
  • La Cienega/Jefferson (7.6 ml)
  • Sepulveda (8.3 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.05.19
Jiu-Jitsu at Golden Dragon Martial Arts School Golden Dragon Martial Arts School 4 Photo
12217 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
310-207-5260
  • Culver City (4.4 ml)
  • La Cienega/Jefferson (5.4 ml)
  • Expo/La Brea (6.4 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.05.17
Krav Maga at REKM REKM 1 Photo 1 Video

Instructor — Aaron Cohen grew up in Los Angeles, California. After spending three years in Israel’s Counter-terrorist Special Operations Unit, he returned home and founded IMS Security. Aaron specializes in providing tactical counter-terrorism training to the US military, local and state police departments, and to various SWAT units around the country. He also offers protective services to politicians, business executives, and celebrities. In addition, Aaron’s credits include, his first, bestseller book, ‘Brotherhood of Warriors: Behind Enemy Lines with a Commando in One of the World’s Most Elite Counter-​terrorism Units’, the special operations technical advisor credit for the action-packed feature film, ‘Haywire’ (starring Michael Douglas, Ewan Macgregor, Channing Tatum and Gina Carano), and he has also appeared on shows such as ‘Larry King Live’, and ‘Access Hollywood’, to name a few.

13347 Washington Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90019
310-439-2219, 310-650-0060
  • Culver City (4 ml)
  • La Cienega/Jefferson (4.7 ml)
  • Expo/La Brea (5.5 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.05.26
Jiu-Jitsu at Beverly Hills Karate Academy Beverly Hills Karate Academy 3 Photo

The Beverly Hills Karate Academy teaches traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu.

9085 Santa Monica Boulevard
West Hollywood, CA
310-275-2661
  • Hollywood/Highland (3.2 ml)
  • Culver City (3.7 ml)
  • Hollywood/Vine (3.9 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2016.12.12
Jiu-Jitsu and Kali at Muay Thai America Gym Muay Thai America Gym 1 Photo

Instructor — Guro John Dagdagan.

Programs:

  • Jiu-Jitsu;
  • Kali — Filipino Martial Arts: This class includes stick fighting, knife fighting, and Yaw-Yan a.k.a "Dance of Death."
10654 1/2 Magnolia Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
818-745-9807
  • North Hollywood (4300 ft)
  • Universal City/Studio City (1.7 ml)
  • Laurel Canyon (1.9 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.01
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Legends MMA Legends MMA 1 Photo

Programs:

  • BJJ All Levels;
  • BJJ Drill Class;
  • BJJ Fundamentals;
  • BJJ Advanced.
1551 North La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
323-646-2902
  • Hollywood/Highland (2000 ft)
  • Hollywood/Vine (1.1 ml)
  • Hollywood/Western (2.1 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.01
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at The House of Champions The House of Champions 3 Photo 1 Video

Instructors:

  • Free Taylor — Brazilian Jiujitsu;
  • Sean Inniss — Brazilian Jiujitsu, Arjukenpo Karate, Doce Pares, Kickboxing, Boxing;
  • Vatche Partamian — Brazilian Jiujitsu, Doce Pares, Filipino Fighting Arts;

  • Dave Brooks — Brazilian Jiujitsu, Kids MMA.

17228 Saticoy Street
Los Angeles, CA
818-996-7180
  • Balboa (1.5 ml)
  • Woodley (2 ml)
  • Reseda (2.4 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.01
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Uprise MMA Uprise MMA 1 Video

Instructors:

  • Gustavo Gasperin — Professor Gustavo Gasperin is a Head Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & MMA Instructor, Bachelor of Physical Education and Certified Personal Trainer. Gustavo has had the opportunity to train under many different martial art styles, including Muay Thai, Karate, Judo and Capoeira. By 1997 he joined the world-famous Carlson Gracie Team and decided to focus on BJJ as his primary martial art. Gustavo is a native of Curitiba (Brazil), home of the Chute Boxe Academy and moved to the U.S. in 2005. Gustavo is a Black Belt under the tutelage of Fabricio Werdum and Lucas Pires and has competed and placed in multiple world championships from 2008 – 2013.
  • Pete Panos — Pete began on a life long journey into the world of martial arts and to the opening of Way of the Warrior Training in 2008 and eventually UPRISE MMA. Pete has competed overseas and statewide in both Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. American Boxing under Trainer Mick Waran, Long Fist under Sifu Orhun Kirimetci, Hung Gar and Chinese Boxing under Sifu Buck Sam Kong, Muay Thai under Kru Nokweed and Sensei Mark Parra, Jiu Jitsu instruction under Gustavo Gasperin since 2009;
  • Marciano Reconnu — He is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and teaches the No Gi Jiu Jitsu class. Training under Eric “Red” Schafer - Marciano has been practicing Jiu Jitsu since 2008. He has also trained Muay Thai and wrestling, and has placed in numerous grappling tournaments throughout the mid-western United States. He’s been teaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since 2010; and likes to maintain a relaxed, fun environment and places an emphasis on the “little details” in technique, with a lot of live rolling;
  • Erin McFarland — Yoga & Womens BJJ instructor. Erin has been teaching, coaching and instructing for over 15 years. Finding balance in her workouts has pushed Erin to explore diverse types of training, such as yoga, jiu jitsu, breath work, and functional movement. Some of the specific certifications Erin holds are in fitness training, bodywork/massage therapy, yoga, yoga for kids, as well as having extensive coursework in various other areas.

12015 Venice Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
424-835-4230
  • Culver City (2.8 ml)
  • La Cienega/Jefferson (3.6 ml)
  • Expo/La Brea (4.5 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.15
Jiu-Jitsu at True Warrior Fitness True Warrior Fitness 1 Photo
1516 North Gardner Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
323-909-2769
  • Hollywood/Highland (4400 ft)
  • Hollywood/Vine (1.5 ml)
  • Hollywood/Western (2.6 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.16
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at PKG Training Center PKG Training Center 5 Photo 1 Video

Instructors:

  • Tahi Burns (BJJ) — A New Zealand native and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Blackbelt, Tahi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table including gold medals in the 2004 and 2005 Pan-AM Championships. Well versed in both Gi and No Gi Jiu-Jitsu his style of instruction is hands-on and lends itself to both Mixed Martial Arts and traditional jiu-jitsu practitioners. BJJ Blackbelt, 2004 & 2005 Pan-Am Gold Medalist;
  • Jeremey Umphries (BJJ / MMA) — BJJ Black Belt, USA Grappling World Team, USA World Grappling All American, 4th Place World Team Trials, NAGA GI and NO GI Champion, PAN American and NO GI Champion, 3rd Place Mundials, National Wrestling High School All American, 2x High School State Wrestling Finalist. (2nd & 3rd), 4-0 Pro MMA Record;
  • Sean Choi (BJJ NO GI) — BJJ Black Belt.
1401 Westwood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
310-575-4500
  • Culver City (3.6 ml)
  • La Cienega/Jefferson (4.5 ml)
  • Expo/La Brea (5.4 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.19
Submission Grappling & Wrestling at Strong Sports Gymnasium Strong Sports Gymnasium 1 Photo

The legendary Frank Trigg and Vladimir Matyushenko head up the MMA and submission grappling program with current fighters Jamie Yager and Kengo Ura filling out the roster.

1318 North Spring Street Street
Los Angeles, CA
310-800-3999
  • Chinatown (1300 ft)
  • Union Station (3800 ft)
  • El Monte Busway/Alameda (4500 ft)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.03.22
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Kings Combat Sports Kings Combat Sports 1 Photo

Kings Combat Sports is a branch of the Jean Jacques Machado Association, one of the best Brazialian Jiu Jitsu organizations in Southern California. The program has produced numerous local and international champions. Our state of the art facility is home to students from all walks of life aspiring to achieve their own personal goals.

Instructors:

  • Jay Zeballos(JJ Machado Black Belt);
  • Luis Reyes (JJ Machado Black belt);
  • Mike Zeballos(JJ Machado Black Belt);
  • Alejandro Perez (JJ Machado Purple Belt).
9805 Mason Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
818-993-3652
  • Chatsworth (1.1 ml)
  • Nordhoff (1.3 ml)
  • Roscoe (2.2 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.04.21
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at XL VCB Martial Arts Academy XL VCB Martial Arts Academy 2 Photo
6901 Topanga Canyon Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
818-219-9573
  • Sherman Way (3200 ft)
  • Canoga (3400 ft)
  • Warner Center (1 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.04.23
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Submission Factory MMA Submission Factory MMA 1 Photo 1 Video

Kevin Kuwahara — Jiu Jitsu Instructor.

3401 Pasadena Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
323-870-9247, 323-432-7474
  • Heritage Square (1000 ft)
  • Lincoln/Cypress (2400 ft)
  • Southwest Museum (1 ml)
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
2017.04.24