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About USA Jiu Jitsu

The Organization

USA Jiu-Jitsu is an association for Jiu-Jitsu.

All of Jiu-Jitsu…

That means schools, academies, students, competitors… any and all organizations involved with jiu-Jitsu.

If you organize competitions, sell a product, for example…Mats, Gis, t-shirts, cleaning supplies and health related products to help the athletes….then USA Jiu-Jitsu is your organization.

USA JIU JITSU is a non-profit organization founded by some of the most respected and distinguished participants in Jiu Jitsu over the past 50 years. USA JIU JITSU will govern an inclusive NATIONAL JIU JITSU community. We are committed to a community free of bias and favoritism with fair and consistent rules and clearly defined short and long term goals that will allow for your advancement in JIU JITSU whether you are a Student, Instructor, Academy or Tournament Promoter.

Building The Sport

“We are a service organization”, says USAJJ Commissioner PapaJohn Gorman,

“and as such, we want to bring the Jiu-Jitsu and related martial arts community together to provide more effective and cost efficient services for our members. As a group we can focus on solving many of the problems that plague our sport.”

He indicated that USA Jiu-Jitsu was in effect a consumer organization.

We are here to help our members solve their problems.

If they are having difficulties dealing with billing and credit card companies, we want to assist them. USAJJ also evaluates and certifies rank, credentials, and certify Instructors.

Training for Tournament Directors and referees is also available.

As a non-profit organization, our job is help our members.

“That is our primary focus,” says PapaJohn, “We want our members to be successful”.

The Benefits

USA Jiu-Jitsu has established a great insurance agreement with major insurance carriers for martial arts schools that provide needed coverage and incredibly reasonable rates.

Member schools can obtain the insurance for $450.00 per year.

Additionally, USA Jiu-Jitsu Individual Members get $25,000.00 of additional health coverage for the cost of the individual membership.

Sign up now and help your beloved sport!