Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is often referred to as "the gentle art". It focuses on technique over strength, and using leverage to dominate your opponent. A smaller and weaker person can successfully defeat his or her opponent using proper leverage and technique.
The focus of Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Eastlake is to provide students the with the highest quality martial arts instruction available, in a safe and positive learning environment that people of all ages can enjoy. Everyone is welcomed! Sensei Papalegua is with students every step of the way to help them reach their individual goals (and even reach some new goals they've never before thought possible). RJJ Eastlake provides several programs for a variety of purposes, ranging from jiu jitsu, to self- defense, to esteem and life building skills, and much more. Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Eastlake is the official representative for the South Bay.
The teaching curriculum at Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu Eastlake is based on the 6 Blades,
the Ribeiro Jiu Jitsu values: Family, Respect, Loyalty, Discipline, Attitude and Honor.
Our mission is to provide the best in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training, both physically
and mentally. RJJ Eastlake offers a welcoming place where students will feel they
are among family, while learning the gentle art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and making the
commitment to improve one’s discipline, self-esteem, and self-control.