Self Defense and Weapons Seminar
Aug
18
10:00 AM10:00

Self Defense and Weapons Seminar

Sifu Diem Nguyen will be providing instruction for this event. She has a wide variety of experience in the martial arts and her style of teaching is detailed and informative. Sifu Nguyen relates the martial arts to real world scenarios. Her credentials include:

Instructor rank in Jeet Kune Do
Instructor rank in Panantukan
1st Degree Japanese JiuJitsu
Kuntao Silat & Madjapahit Silat
Armas de Mano Eskrima and Inosanto-Lacoste Kali
Rank in Savate under Professor Saignac
An elected board member of the Northwest Arkansas Center for Sexual Assault
Volunteer with Rape Crisis Center and aforementioned center since 2006 (teaching self-defense classes to survivors)
Taught pro-bono self-defense classes all over NWA since 2006 to include:
Children's Safety Center, Women's Shelter, and other various non-profit organizations
Certified Firearms Instructor to State and Local Officers (2007 - 2012)
Certified Defensive Tactics Instructor to State and Local Officers (2007 - 2012)
Certified Firearms Instructor to Federal Officers (2017 - present)
Certified Defensive Tactics Instructor to Federal Officers (2013 - present)
Gracie Combatives for Law Enforcement

You won’t want to miss this unique opportunity to learn from such a knowledgeable and skilled martial artist. We look forward to seeing everyone!

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Professor Rafael Lovato, Sr. Seminar
Aug
24
2:00 PM14:00

Professor Rafael Lovato, Sr. Seminar

We are proud to welcome back Rafael Lovato Sr. to our gym. Professor Rafael Lovato, Sr. will be visiting our facility for the second time this year. A former boxer, Rafael began studying martial arts in 1972, and has trained extensively with many of the world's most respected and highly acclaimed martial artists. He is a certified instructor in Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do Concepts, Muay Thai, and Escrima under re-known martial artist Richard Bustillo. Rafael is also a certified coach/trainer with the United States Amateur Boxing Federation, a certified ASP Baton Instructor, Handler 12 Instructor, Law Enforcement Tactical Defense Instructor, and Custody and Control Instructor. In addition, Rafael received his Black Belt under internationally acclaimed Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert Carlos Machado in May of 2003. In November 1996, Rafael distinguished himself by becoming the first martial arts instructor in Oklahoma to teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Rafael Sr., was also the first to ever hold a BJJ tournament in Oklahoma, as well as host a seminar by a Gracie. A multi-talented man, Rafael is also a classically trained professional musician and served as a choirmaster and organist for the Roman Catholic and Episcopal Dioceses of Cincinnati, Ohio for over ten years. He speaks three languages and is also educated as a health care professional. He has trained Olympic athletes, professional boxers, and MMA fighters. With over 30 years of experience in the martial arts, Rafael has a wealth of knowledge, which he generously shares with his students. Please join us in welcoming him to our facility! We look forward to seeing everyone.

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Women's Fight Clinic - Stillwater, OK
Aug
31
1:00 PM13:00

Women's Fight Clinic - Stillwater, OK

Please join Professor Jamie Mickle in Stillwater, OK where he will once again showcase his knowledge and techniques to help women arm themselves against an attack. This will be Great opportunity to grow your skills as a grappler, and improve your program back home! This event will be specifically aimed at improving women’s chances to overcome an attack. We will be emphasizing escape and ground control. Open to ages 11 and up.

This will also be a tremendous fundraiser for our community women’s program.

Please contact Cody at (405) 612-4982 to register.

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1st Year Anniversary Party!
Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

1st Year Anniversary Party!

On July 13, 2019, we will be celebrating our first year anniversary with a little teaching, lots of food, drinks and great camaraderie.

Seminar will include techniques demonstrated by all of our Head Black Belt Instructors. It will be approximately 3 hours featuring Judo, ground fighting, and weapons disarming/retention.

Festivities will include food, drinks karaoke, door prizes and fun.

We are blessed beyond to be able to say “Happy Anniversary” and can’t wait to celebrate it with all of our friends, fellow martial artists and family.

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Rafael Lovato, Sr. Seminar
Mar
16
2:00 PM14:00

Rafael Lovato, Sr. Seminar

Jedi Jiu-Jitsu is proud to announce our second seminar of the year. Professor Rafael Lovato, Sr. will be visiting our facility for the first time. A former boxer, Rafael began studying martial arts in 1972, and has trained extensively with many of the world's most respected and highly acclaimed martial artists. He is a certified instructor in Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do Concepts, Muay Thai, and Escrima under re-known martial artist Richard Bustillo. Rafael is also a certified coach/trainer with the United States Amateur Boxing Federation, a certified ASP Baton Instructor, Handler 12 Instructor, Law Enforcement Tactical Defense Instructor, and Custody and Control Instructor. In addition, Rafael received his Black Belt under internationally acclaimed Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu expert Carlos Machado in May of 2003. In November 1996, Rafael distinguished himself by becoming the first martial arts instructor in Oklahoma to teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Rafael Sr., was also the first to ever hold a BJJ tournament in Oklahoma, as well as host a seminar by a Gracie. A multi-talented man, Rafael is also a classically trained professional musician and served as a choirmaster and organist for the Roman Catholic and Episcopal Dioceses of Cincinnati, Ohio for over ten years. He speaks three languages and is also educated as a health care professional. He has trained Olympic athletes, professional boxers, and MMA fighters. With over 30 years of experience in the martial arts, Rafael has a wealth of knowledge, which he generously shares with his students. You don’t want to miss the opportunity to learn from such an esteemed Professor. Please join us in welcoming him to our facility! We look forward to seeing everyone.

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Christmas Party and Potluck!
Dec
14
5:30 PM17:30

Christmas Party and Potluck!

Please join Jedi Jiu-Jitsu and Southside Judo for our 1st annual Christmas Party and Potluck! Yoda Claus may make an appearance for the children, and there will be lots of fun, food, and camaraderie to be had.

We will have a sign up sheet starting at the middle of November and hope to see everyone there. The party will be held at our location and we look forward to seeing everyone!

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Women's Self Defense Seminar
Nov
10
2:00 PM14:00

Women's Self Defense Seminar

Just in time for the holidays! Jedi Jiu-Jitsu is offering a Women’s Only Self-Defense Seminar. The seminar will include introductory techniques to help you fend off an attacker in real life scenarios. For only $10.00, this class offers 2 hours of self-defense that you can use right away if the need should arise. These classes are geared toward every woman and techniques that will be demonstrated can be executed by women of all ages, sizes, and fitness levels.

At Jedi Jiu-Jitsu, we offer a warm, caring and friendly environment that allows everyone to learn at their own pace. The Self Defense Instructor has over 25 years of martial arts and weapons defense. We will have child care available (for an additional nominal fee). If you have need for it, please arrange with our staff ahead of time, so that we can have enough staff on hand.

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Pound!  with Angela!
Oct
7
2:00 PM14:00

Pound! with Angela!

We are just 3 days away from the big event! Just a few reminders:

⚡ Cost is $10 per person, cash only.

⚡ You will need to sign a waiver before class.

⚡ This gym is a no shoe zone.

⚡ Bring your water and a towel if you got it.

⚡ If you typically wear rings that aren't silicone, you might want to leave them at home so you don't damage them or hurt yourself.

⚡ This class is only going to be 30 min long but with instruction and breaks, expect about 45 min to an hour.

⚡ ... and most importantly, there are NO MISTAKES in pound, only drum solos!

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UFC Fight Night Party!
Oct
6
8:00 PM20:00

UFC Fight Night Party!

Come and join us for our first fight night party! We will have our doors open at 7PM and will be partying until the last fight. Bring your pillows, blankets, and your drink/food of choice. And remember, we do not allow shoes on the mats, so bring your slip-on shoes too.

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