Toledo Jiu Jitsu Center (TJJC), located in Toledo, Ohio, offers classes in Saulo and Xande Ribeiro Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, taught by experienced and fully qualified instructors. Contact us or stop by to learn more about our facility, instructors and what TJJC has to offer. For MMA instruction, we offer discounts for TJJC students at our sister school, BadDog Fighting and Fitness. We are a Saulo Ribeiro Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Association school!
Head instructor Chris Blanke began his training in the martial arts in 1985. He first trained in the art of Wing Chun Do Gung Fu. He trained and became a certified instructor under the legendary James W. DeMile, one of Bruce Lee’s original students from Seattle, Washington. Chris then began studying Jiu Jitsu and became a member of the United Stated Sport Jiu Jitsu Team, Team USA of the USSJA and ISJJA organizations. He was on the 1995 and 1996 teams, and in 1996 won the gold with the team as well as in the individual division. In 1997, he fought for the World Middleweight Full Contact title and brought home the belt.