Upcoming Events

Impact Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Seminar

Date & Time
Adults - Saturday, April 26 - 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Youth - Friday, April 25 - 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Impact Jiu Jitsu Hood River - Northwest Taekwondo
1203 12th Street, Hood River, OR 97031

Adult Seminar (Saturday) - $55 per attendee
Youth Mini Seminar (Friday) - $25 per attendee

Join Impact Jiu Jitsu Hood River's George Evans for a seminar with Impact Jiu Jitsu Black Belts Michael Chapman and Armand Debruge. Saturday's seminar is open to adults and teens from all academies and all belt levels. This is a fundraiser to benefit long-time member Ryan Minor - visit the News page for more details.

Kid's wanting to participate? We're holding a Youth Mini Seminar on Friday, April 25. Kids will get the opportunity to learn from and roll with both Black Belt Coaches Michael and Armand in this fun-filled skills class.


Sub League Qualifier 2

Date & Time
Saturday, June 21, 2014
9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Liberty High School
21945 NW Wagon Way
Hillsboro, OR 97229

The crown jewel of the Northwest’s Jiu Jitsu competition scene is Sub League®. With its unique round-robin bracketing, submission-only focus, and no point format, Sub League guarantees fast-paced Jiu Jitsu in its most Organic form. Learn more at subleague.com.

Registration will open soon at subleague.com.


Women's Self Defense Class

Date & Time
Saturday, May 31, 2014
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Impact Jiu Jitsu & Performance Training
2751 E 9th Street
Newberg, OR 97132

$50 for one person or $80 for two (bring a friend and save!). To register email woody.little@frontier.com or call 503-957-3396.

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Who is Impact Jiu Jitsu?

We are a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts and Fitness academy with locations in Beaverton, Gladstone, Hillsboro, Hood River, Klamath Falls, McMinnville, Newberg, Pendleton, Portland, Roseburg, Salem, and Sherwood, Oregon.

Since we began teaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts more than 15 years ago, we have watched these sports grow exponentially in popularity and exposure. We are proud to say that Impact has kept up with the times. Today, we are the home to 16 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts and more than 400 members. We are one of the best and largest academy’s of our kind in the Northwest. We have achieved this while continuing to maintain the core values that have made us who we are: excellent class content, outstanding coaching, strong ties to our communities, and a very close social network of trusted friends.

Why Choose Impact Jiu Jitsu?

We offer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Sports Performance and Group Fitness classes to adults and children of all ages and experience levels. Our members vary from sport hobbyists to competitive athletes. They hold titles from white belt to black belt; from MMA enthusiast to Heavyweight Champion; from get back in shape to pushing personal limits. Our dedication to personal growth paired with our love of the sport and respect for one another is what sets us apart and allows us to meet the needs of such a wide array of members.

We pride ourselves on making our training partners better every time they step on the mat. We know that the better they become, the better we will become and the better the academy becomes.

We have a long history and are known for our exceptional instruction and talent.

Click here to learn more about how Impact Jiu Jitsu began and the history of Jiu Jitsu.

Our Mission


  • First and foremost, we are dedicated to meeting our existing members’ needs.
  • We strive to stay current and relevant in our instruction and class offerings.
  • We insist on maintaining a clean, safe and constructive environment at all times.
  • We empower our members to reach their potential (and help them enjoy doing it).


What our students say about Impact

In a recent survey, members of Impact Jiu Jitsu were asked to comment on their level of satisfaction with the gym. Here’s a sampling of what they had to say:

“I think it is great to train at Impact, I like the cozy, relaxed atmosphere, the highly competent coaches, friendliness and openness. It is a fantastic place, so I’m really satisfied with it. You always feel welcome there, and that’s really important. And thanks for making such a great gym.”

“In addition to the excellent instruction, the number of quality training partners is a major factor in my satisfaction.”

“Impact has always had great classes and a great welcoming staff. That is what keeps me coming back.”

“Outstanding. I am extremely happy with the quality of instruction and material presented.”

“Amazing gym, Amazing coaches, Amazing teammates... Amazing staff, thank you!”