Become A Force of Nature

Unleash Your Potential with Portland’s Premier Jiu Jitsu Training!

Experience Jiu Jitsu that empowers, challenges, and transforms. Elevate your self-defense skills while sharpening mental agility and resilience. Awaken your inner Warrior.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Defined

The Rise of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

When explained simply, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art that merges strategic depth with dynamic physical techniques. It’s like the chess of martial arts, just more brutal. Over the past decade, its global appeal has skyrocketed, marking a staggering 300% surge in interest. This isn’t a mere trend—it’s a powerful movement redefining the martial arts world.

At Portland’s River City Warriors, our commitment extends beyond teaching techniques. We’re a family, a haven for those with an insatiable thirst for mastery. Every student, from the uninitiated to the adept, embarks on a transformative journey here. Dive into BJJ with us, and you’ll not only hone formidable combat skills but also cultivate mental discipline, form lifelong bonds, and discover a renewed sense of purpose

Highly Stylized Image of a BJJ Student in Portland Oregon
Jiu Jitsu Sparring Demonstration

Beyond the Mats

Dive Deep into Jiu Jitsu’s Multifaceted World

At River City Warriors, we don’t just teach Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – we immerse you in its transformative power. With our expertly crafted curriculum, seasoned trainers, and state-of-the-art facilities, you’re not just learning techniques; you’re discovering the myriad of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu benefits that reshape lives.


Experience more than physical prowess. Delve into the mental enrichment BJJ brings, from heightened focus to resilience. Revel in holistic enhancements, be it strength, flexibility, or unmatched self-defense techniques. As you embark on this journey, you won’t be alone. Our tight-knit family of warriors ensures that every member is uplifted, supported, and celebrated.

Bringing the Portland Roar to the Jiu Jitsu Floor

Portland’s Elite Jiu Jitsu Training

Offering authentic Portland Oregon Jiu Jitsu training, we at River City Warriors, embody the spirit of this eclectic city in every session. Situated just a stone’s throw from Downtown Portland in the welcoming surroundings of Tigard, our academy offers the best of both worlds: proximity to the city’s heartbeat and the serenity required for focused martial training.


Our roots deeply intertwine with Portland’s vibrant culture. Beyond the dojo, our students and trainers engage with local events, showcasing our commitment to the community. From collaborations with Portland’s renowned personalities to participation in city-wide events, we’re not just a martial arts academy; we’re a part of Portland’s dynamic tapestry.

Muay Thai Student Sparring with Instructor at River City Warriors in Portland Oregon

Embrace. Engage. Overcome.

Conquer Your Jiu Jitsu Doubts Today!

Every journey starts with a single step. Whether you’re interested in the revered Gracie Jiu Jitsu or are a complete novice scouting for beginner Jiu Jitsu classes, we’ve got you covered. We understand the hesitations that can come with diving into the martial world, but with every moment of doubt, there lies a golden opportunity waiting to be seized.

Two Jiu Jitsu Practitioners sparring at River City Warriors

Is BJJ Right for Me?

Every individual brings a unique flair to the mats. Whether you’re seeking self-defense, discipline, or a community, BJJ caters to diverse goals. Your unique journey awaits

I'm Not Fit Enough

BJJ is not about where you start but where you can go. With each session, you’ll find improvements in strength, flexibility, and overall fitness. It’s a journey tailored to your pace

I'm Too Old to Start

BJJ transcends age. We’ve seen students from their teens to their 60s embarking on this transformative journey. It’s less about age and more about the spirit to learn

How Will I Keep Up?

With beginner classes, flexible schedules, and personalized training, we ensure every student finds their rhythm. Our dedicated trainers are here to guide, mentor, and support you at every step

Dive into Jiu Jitsu Mastery

Elevate with River City Warriors

Step into an arena where each move, each grapple, is about more than just technique—it’s about personal growth. At River City Warriors, we champion your journey both inside and outside the dojo. Dive deep into Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes, and you’ll not only hone skills like discipline, focus, resilience, and strategic thinking, but also translate these invaluable assets into every facet of your life.

Coach Collin of River City Warriors demonstrates a Jiu-Jitsu Arm lock

Train with Jiu Jitsu Experts

Our trainers? They’re not just seasoned Jiu Jitsu practitioners; they’re mentors dedicated to elevating every student. With each session, you’ll immerse yourself in authentic Jiu Jitsu techniques and insights, absorbing lessons that resonate far beyond the mats

Joe Heller of River City Warriors participates in a BJJ demo with Pedro Sauer

Forge Your Jiu Jitsu Legacy

With top-tier facilities and an empowering curriculum, we pave the way for personal evolution. Whether you’re navigating beginner moves or mastering advanced techniques, River City Warriors provides the tools and support to sculpt not just your martial prowess, but also your character

Class and Instructors photo at River City Warriors Martial Arts Gym

Beyond Techniques: A Family

Step into River City Warriors, and you’re joining a family—a diverse, passionate community of Jiu Jitsu enthusiasts. Through community events, dedicated training, and shared achievements, our dojo is a space where every member, regardless of gender or background, is valued and uplifted

Unearth Transformative Journeys at River City Warriors

Immerse yourself in stories of grit, growth, and glory from our cherished students. At River City Warriors, Jiu Jitsu is more than a martial art—it’s a transformative journey.

From initial hesitations to triumphant tales, our students’ testimonials shed light on the profound impact of our program. Every narrative is a testament to the power of dedication, the thrill of overcoming challenges, and the camaraderie that defines our dojo.

Dive into their experiences and see for yourself how Jiu Jitsu at River City Warriors can reshape perspectives, bodies, and lives.

“Stepping into RCW’s Jiu Jitsu program was one of the best decisions I’ve made. Even though I was a complete beginner, the trainers and the community embraced me, guiding me through the nuances of the art. Each class is a blend of rigorous training, detailed techniques, and a whole lot of camaraderie. If you’re looking for the best Jiu Jitsu in Portland, RCW is where you should be.”

Jerome Baker

“Over a year into Jiu Jitsu at RCW, and every session still feels fresh and invigorating. The trainers here have a knack for mixing things up, ensuring you’re always on your toes (or off them!). The emphasis on technique, safety, and community is evident. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out; at RCW, you’re family. And this family knows its Jiu Jitsu.”

Liam Denny

“I’ve scoured through countless Jiu Jitsu academies in and around Portland, and River City Warriors stands head and shoulders above the rest. The trainers are not just experts; they’re mentors. I dove into their Jiu Jitsu program, and the depth of knowledge, coupled with their approachability, is unmatched. Trust me, stop your search and step into RCW. You won’t regret it.”

Keira Mitchell

“I’ve been a part of the RCW family for about six months, mainly attending the Jiu Jitsu sessions. The learning curve, especially for someone new like me, has been steep but incredibly rewarding. Every class is a mix of challenging workouts, technical learning, and most importantly, tons of fun. If you’re around Portland and fancy Jiu Jitsu, this is THE place.”

Nadia Fitzgerald

Break the Mold, Embrace the Mat: Your Jiu Jitsu Adventure Beckons!

Imagine a life where self-doubt clouds your days, where stress holds your spirit captive, and where the desire to grow stronger—both mentally and physically—remains just that: a mere desire.

Now, picture a transformed you: stepping onto the mats at River City Warriors, each session chiseling away at your hesitations, revealing a fierce warrior within. Feel the adrenaline, the newfound confidence, the camaraderie of a community that’s got your back. Witness your body becoming more agile, your mind more focused, and your spirit unbreakable.

This metamorphosis is closer than you think. Embarking on your Jiu Jitsu journey with us is seamless. Sign up with ease, take advantage of our trial offers, and immerse yourself in beginner-friendly classes crafted to ignite your passion and skill. The mats await, and so does your destiny. Unleash your warrior spirit—now!