About The Academy

What makes Connection Rio BJJ different?

Connection Rio BJJ is Bend and Redmond’s premier Gi and No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school for both kids and adults. 4th Degree black belt Professor Dennis Asche has spent more than 12 years living in the heart of BJJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil earning his brown and black belt ranks. Professor Dennis has taught thousands of athletes, including world champions and top UFC fighters from all over the world. Our BJJ and martial arts have been battle tested and proven applicable in real world settings. In our classes you will learn self defense and martial arts practiced in real life scenario type settings in a safe and controlled environment all while having a great time. It doesn’t matter your age, body type, or skill level; our Connection Rio BJJ family is suitable for anyone wanting to learn. With us, you are more than a member. You are joining a family.

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