ART OF WAR is a Mixed Martial Arts school and an Art Gallery located in Eugene, Oregon. The MMA school offers classes in several martial arts styles for all levels from beginners to pro fighter training, including Muay Thai Kickboxing, Mixed Martial Arts, Boxing and Grappling. Our gallery emphasizes urban art in all mediums.
Jason Georgianna is the Head Instructor, and teaches the Mixed Martial Arts, Grappling, and Boxing classes and is the head coach and conditioning coach of the Art of War competition team. He also does personal fitness training for weight loss, general health, and sports performance. Jason is one of the Northwest’s most experienced professional Mixed Martial Arts fighters with 22 career bouts and a 14-7-1 combined pro-am record. His bouts have been aired on Comcast sportsnet and he has faced some of the worlds best fighters including top-ranked WEC bantamweight Joe Benevides. His grappling honors include AAU Northern California No-Gi Jiu Jitsu champion and DFCC grappling tourney no-gi champion. He has been training for 15 years, and has benefitted from the expertise of several coaches during that time including: National Collegiate Wrestling Champion Matt Paulsen, Pedro Sauer Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Allan Manganello, Eddie Bravo Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Gerald Strebendt, USA Olympic Boxing Coach Andy Mincer, Muay Thai Kru Thongsay Sanhtytham, and MMA Veteran Olaf Alfonso. Jason has trained current UFC fighters Ricky Story and Mike Pierce, as well as 9-1 pro fighter Lance Wipf, and numerous excellent amateur fighters. Jason has also been a Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness coach for 8 years, interned under nationally recognized sports conditioning coach Aaron Shelley, and has an MA in Physical Education from Southern Oregon University.