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In two days you will learn how to take anyone, any size, GUARANTEED.

My name’s Joe Heller and I’m the founder of River City Warriors. You’ve read my challenge above. And you might be wondering why I’m so confident to offer you such a strong guarantee. It’s pretty simple. I’ve seen my program work wonders for guys and gals of all sizes and ages – time after time…

1. I have 120 pound adult students who can easily take on my 250 pound members.
2. Many of my female students can embarrass grown men
3. I’ve seen countless people change their lives quicker than they ever thought possible with Gracie Jiu Jitsu

Gracie Jiu Jitsu is a form of grappling that uses leverage and scientific positions over strength. It allows anyone of any size to take on a much bigger assailant and control the situation. And it really works! We are so confident that you’ll see the efficacy so quickly we are giving away two free classes to help get you started. Get fit, feel safe and secure, and protect your family with Gracie Jiu Jitsu. We’ve helped thousands of people over years and we can help you too.

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At RCW we know how to train people from beginners to advanced. Here are just a few of the benefits:

Safe Welcoming Environment, because of our extensive background directly as a Gracie Academy under Pedro Sauer we are safe and injury free. There’s no cauliflower ear/wrestlers ear on our mat!

Get fit easily! Almost everyone who does Jiu-Jitsu is fit and healthy. That’s because it’s an incredible core workout, but it’s so much fun you’ll hardly notice. Until it’s time to head out for summer!

Become part of a family, get the support and motivation you need to succeed. You’ll find a solid group of people that you’ll build incredible friendships with. No one succeeds alone, you need a team, and a support to keep you going and we’ll be here for you every step of the way.

Become calm and focused. On and off the mat, Jiu-Jitsu prepares you for life outside the academy. Because you’ll spend time challenging yourself, you’ll grow as a person and see life in a whole new light!
Opportunities will become more apparent, and stress won’t be able to touch you!
You’ve got nothing to lose! We’re giving away a FREE Trial. You can come and explore our authentic BJJ classes taught by professionals and see how Jiu-Jitsu can change your life. The only regret is sitting by on the couch for another day! Get Instant access right now and book your appointment for your first class. Where we’ll walk you through everything step by step. Just fill out the form below and you’re good to go. Someone will contact you shortly after, usually within 24 hours, to set up your first class and walk you through the basics.

The Warriors at River City also know that you value quality in your education. We are the ONLY academy in the Portland area with ties to a first generation black belt instructor who trained directly with Helio Gracie. Don’t be fooled by cheap “stock” photos and cauliflower ear. Others brag, but what they don’t tell you up front is their “head” instructors just stop by for seminars once or twice a year. We have black belt instruction all year long to make sure our students progress while learning how to be safe, technical, and effective.

Here’s a picture of myself, training with Rorion Gracie, he opened the very first school in the United States in the late 80’s. It still operates today in Torrence California. I’ve spent more than 20 years doing martial arts and relentlessly studying Gracie Jiu-Jitsu with the best sources in the world.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by, space is limited and soon we’ll have to set up a wait list for the academy. Join a group of action takers like yourself, who changed their lives with Gracie Jiu-Jitsu at River City Warriors. Here’s some of our feedback, via authentic google reviews.

ILea S– “A fantastic place to train! Instructors are very skilled in communicating in a way that’s easy to learn…”

Paul V– “I’ve been training here since January 2015 and I cannot say enough good things about my experience here!”

Nikki C– “I had never done a martial art but wanted to try BJJ. From the very first day, from the first class, I knew this was the place to train. I can go and forget all the other stressors in my life and get absorbed in the classes.“

Anthony R– “Before I found RCW I had major back pain and was over 50 lbs overweight. I instantly became hooked on BJJ and started going every day. My back pain is gone, I have a six pack, and I’m still in love with Jiu Jitsu.“

Neesa L- “Jiu-Jitsu for Life!“

At River City Warriors we get results, and we can do the same for you. All you have to do is take the first step and begin the journey. We know one thing for certain, you won’t regret taking action today.

What I want to get across to you today, is these are real people, just like you! All over the web these days you’ll see FAKE stock photos of people who aren’t really training Jiu Jitsu. Our school is vastly different in that we have the integrity AND the know how to help you succeed.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is gaining world wide popularity. It’s an incredible martial art, sport, and lifestyle. As an official affiliate school we have the best Jiu Jitsu in Portland and the surrounding area under Pedro Sauer who received his Black Belt directly from Helio and Rickson Gracie. We actually have a secret weapon: Anibal Lobo who teaches are Jiu Jitsu in Portland at both locations is also a first generation black belt! You’ll find a new workout and new experiences. Watch your confidence skyrocket as you begin to gain the tools to defend yourself from any person of any size.
Don’t wait until it’s too late! Most street self-defense situations end up on the ground, and 10% of people do NOT survive the attack. Get the skills you need today while having a blast in our Portland BJJ classes!
Did you know!? We offer an exclusive Women’s Only program TAUGHT by qualified female instructors. In fact it’s one of our fastest growing courses at the academy as most woman see the need for self defense, but what out students receive is much more than that. RCW thrives on community and camaraderie and that is exemplified by our women’s Jiu Jitsu program we dubbed: The Amazons!

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Q & A

1. What is class like?

BJJ is like many sports, a qualified instructor will walk you through the basics, utilizing the format of stretching and warm-ups. Then we’ll flow into basic techniques such as submission holds, takedowns, and self-defense techniques. Finally, after a couple classes, you’ll do the movements with a partner offering resistance. Every student thinks this is the incredibly fun, and the best part of the class. YOU get to implement what you just learned.

2. Will I get hurt?

Absolutely NOT! When Jiu Jitsu is done the right way, it refers to the “gentle art.” This requires technical knowledge and position and leverage that defeat muscle and force. Jiu-Jitsu is a very safe sport and because our knowledgeable instructors teach it properly. You won’t find people stuffing their face with a mouthpiece or messed up cauliflower ear. Training at RCW is safe AND effective!

3. What are the other students like?

Everyone at OUR academy is extremely friendly. As a student, you’ll immediately see how friendly everyone at our school is. Whether you have experience or it’s your very first time on the mat you’ll feel right at home. That’s because in BJJ you need a partner, a team, and everyone at RCW nurtures this idea. We’re committed to being a team and you’ll find an instant network of supportive and motivational partners.

4. Do I need to be flexible or athletic to start?

Nada. Just jump on in, chances are you’ll be surprised by other people beginning the same time you are. Our professional warm-ups and activity during class you’ll build flexibility and gain stamina over time. Plus you’ll have a TON of fun along the way! In fact, we have a step-by-step progression that sets us apart. You could walk into a random BJJ class at another school and learn a flying triangle choke on day one. While that’s flashy, it also prevents progress. We’ll start you off right, with the fundamentals, and show you our curriculum that details the first two years. You’ll be on track as a student right from the very beginning!

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Anibal Lobo, first generation Gracie Black Belt and RCW mentor

RCW is real people getting some very real results. I wouldn’t be offering FREE classes if I wasn’t sure you were going to love the experience. Tigard and Portland Area Jiu Jitsu classes who blew the doors off success! We’ve helped people lose weight, compete, defend themselves and their family and become well rounded, confident people. Here’s just a sample of the proof, my man Anthony below lost a ton of weight, gained a six pack in under one year, and here’s a picture of him about to win the Gold Medal at the regional NAGA tournament in 2014. River City Warriors, real people, real results.


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Once again, not a stock photo, this is one of my students just prior to a gold medal victory at NAGA, a regional grappling tournament.

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