Established in 1997, South Bay Jiu Jitsu in Hermosa Beach, California, has become one of the most progressive Brazilian Jiu Jitsu schools in the area, and recognized as one of Southern California’s premier fight studios. We’ve built this solid reputation by creating a unique methodology that focuses on developing technique and athleticism. Trained in Machado and Gracie Brazilian Jiu Jitsu since its introduction to the US in 1988, Bob Bass, owner and head instructor, is one of the 1st American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts underneath the Machado Brothers.
Complementing our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes with Bob Bass, our Mixed Martial Arts Instructors have professional certification in Muay Thai Boxing, Western Boxing, Freestyle Wrestling, Jeet Kune Do (Bruce Lee Style), and Judo. These styles are blended together to compose the most effective reality fighting and self-defense systems available. South Bay Jiu Jitsu offers an array of classes from group classes to Private and semi-private Instruction/Personal Training with Gi and No-Gi, for Men, Women and Youths.
Whether your goal is to get into better shape, learn self-defense, compete in Grappling/BJJ Tournaments or become a No-Holds Barred Fighter – South Bay Jiu Jitsu is the place for you regardless of your level or experience. You will also find that our staff and students are not only dedicated but also exemplify good moral character, friendliness and respect for everyone– characteristics emphasized at our school. We invite you to check our school and be a part of our growing family! Whether you are a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu athlete, a professional MMA fighter or a recreational grappler, we are dedicated to bringing you the very best in fight training.