At 3rd Law Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Grand Rapids, Michigan, our goal is to spread the knowledge of traditional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to men, women and children. Although a highly competitive sport and a foundation style of Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is also for anyone that has an interest is self-defense, physical fitness or just a real cool hobby. The purpose for learning this art could be as varied as the individuals learning it. Through the training in this art a sense of camaraderie and teamwork will be forged among students.
Tim and Jody Bernhardt are the owners of 3rd Law. Tim is a Deputy Sheriff and brings a passion for BJJ, training with our instructors for going on three years. He also has a talent for helping people with stength and conditioning as well as nutritional programs. Jody runs two successful businesses and brings to 3rd Law organization, and creativity but more importanly customer service skills. Both feel extremely blessed to be surrounded by people who have similar goals and the love of the sport. They also love watching 3 of their 4 children train and enjoy traveling to BJJ tournaments to cheer on the team.
3rd Law Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a proud member of Team Jorge Gurgel.