Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association- Yorktown, Virginia, is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu academy owned and operated by Saulo Ribeiro black belt, Ben Eaton. We offer structured classes SIX days a week with kids programs (age 4-12) and adults (13 and above). With Ben you will experience top level, hands on instruction, and a traditional, professional atmosphere. Every class will feel like a private lesson and every student will have constant time on the mat to ensure the techniques and BJJ lifestyle is properly passed on.
Ben Eaton began training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 1997 and became a Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association instructor in 2005 through a friendship that was fostered with Saulo and Xande Ribeiro since 2000. Ben was the owner/ head instructor of Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association-South Bend and was the only Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu affiliate operating in Indiana before relocating to Virginia in September 2010.
At Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association- Yorktown, the sole mission is to cultivate and foster the “Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle” and pillars of the Ribeiro Jiu-Jitsu Association: Honor, Family, Attitude, Dedication/Discipline, Loyalty and Respect.