WORLD CLASS TEAM, WORLD CLASS INSTRUCTION

Aaron Milam has devoted his life to the study of martial arts. A black belt under Rey Diogo and John Danaher. Aaron opened RGA PDX in 2013 and has attracted some of the most talented athletes and instructors in Oregon. Read a bit more about our staff and team here.

SAFE ENVIRONMENT AND COMMUNITY

Good training is smart training. Our primary concern is to have respect for ourselves and our training partners, that is how we all get better together. Your training partners will quickly become some of your best friends. Daily training develops a trust and camaraderie that is rare to find elsewhere. We look out for each other, on and off the mat.

FITNESS

Why just go to the gym when you can get a much better workout, learn a new skill, and make new friends? Our classes warm-ups, calisthenics, drilling and sparring will get you into your best shape, in no time. If you need more, we have a dedicated strength and conditioning facility you can use.

WE OFFER A FREE TRIAL MEMBERSHIP TO ALL PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS

OUR PROGRAMS

Renzo Gracie Academy Portland offers world class instruction in a friendly environment.

Whether you’re a seasoned grappler or an absolute beginner, our coaches will help you to achieve your personal jiu jitsu goals.

Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals

Our  curriculum-based introductory course combines detailed instruction, drilling and positional sparring to bring you from day 1 to comfortable team member.

Sumbission Grappling

“A science of control leading to submission” is what we do. School curriculum is structured as equal parts standup and groundwork and half Gi, half No gi, taking the best parts of Jiu Jitsu, Judo, and wrestling.

Kids Jiu Jitsu

Part fun, part discipline. Part games, part serious training. Jiu Jitsu builds character and teaches the value of hard work. There is no better activity for kids than a dedicated martial arts practice.

Women only Classes

Practical self defense, fitness, and a talented, supportive community. Learn jiu jitsu in a comfortable all women environment from one of the best practitioners in the Pacific Northwest, world champion Hannah Sharp.