Adults Gi & No Gi Jiu Jitsu

Experience the Best Gi and No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Bend and Redmond

Connection Rio BJJ is Bend and Redmond’s premier BJJ Gym offering the most elite BJJ throughout the area. With over 30 years of experience from Professor Asche (12 of those spent right in the heart of BJJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) and over 75 years combined among our instructors; we are proud to offer world class instruction to adults and children throughout Bend and Redmond Oregon.

Our BJJ program includes both Gi and No-Gi training taught in a way that is easily translated between the two varied styles of BJJ providing skills for a well rounded ground game functional in a variety of situations. Join us today for world class instruction already taught to thousands around the world by Professor Dennis Asche himself at the rank of black belt since 2009 and see first hand why we are Bend and Redmond’s elite BJJ and martial arts gym!

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Experience the Best Gi and No-Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Bend and Redmond

At Connection Rio BJJ, it doesn’t matter how much experience you have, our programs are designed for everyone. From brand new practitioners who have never trained martial arts to the more experienced grapplers looking to level up their game. Each class is programmed in a progressive teaching method by Professor Asche well in advance that maximizes your learning and muscle memory retention making your BJJ proficient and effective.

You will be training in a safe, fun, and controlled environment simulating real life self defense scenarios in different types of positions. You will not learn a choreographed series or fancy moves that will only apply to a non resisting partner. Everything we teach from warm ups to techniques to live sparring is all BJJ related and applicable in a real world scenario setting. From day one, you’ll enjoy hands on instruction that is scalable to meet the needs of all skill levels, ages, body types, and fitness levels. Every lesson, including our kid’s classes are programmed and overseen by Professor Asche himself and modified accordingly for individual students.

Our BJJ classes in Bend and Redmond offer:

  • Professional, world class instruction in a safe, fun, controlled and supportive environment
  • Effective real life self defense skills
  • Goal setting and game planning with consistent feedback
  • Total body fitness training including fat burning, lean muscle gains, improved flexibility, and cardio
  • Motivation, accountability, encouragement, and support
  • The path to a healthier lifestyle with successful habits that extend into everyday life both on and off the mat.
  • At Connection Rio you are more than just a member, we are a family

Find The BJJ Class That Works Best For You

Every single person who walks through our doors has a different goal in mind. At Connection Rio BJJ Bend and Redmond we’re working hard to make them all a reality. That’s why we offer multiple Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes – each with a distinct focus and skill set.

Join us at Connection Rio BJJ Bend for:

All Levels Gi BJJ

This class is ideal for all skill levels, body types, and adult ages. All Levels consists of warm ups utilizing fundamental drills and entries, technique drilling, and sparring. Professor Asche modifies certain techniques and drills based off the individual needs of the practitioners. Technical portions are programmed for continual progression and best possible retention of material. Our proven teaching method allows for more proficient construction of a more complete understanding of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, functional in a variety of situations.


Our No-Gi classes are structured in the same progressive teaching method as described in our All Levels Gi BJJ classes. Both classes follow the same curriculum where the grips and techniques easily translate between these two BJJ styles preparing our practitioners for a well rounded ground game no matter what type of setting.

Fundamentals BJJ

Our Fundamentals BJJ classes are a low intensity class focusing strictly on the fundamentals of BJJ. This class is ideal for beginners who are brand new to the sport and the more advanced who are looking to refine and improve their technique. Our Fundamentals class consists of warm ups utilizing basic motor skills and partner drills of fundamentals, the building blocks of BJJ. This is the foundation on which our jiu-jitsu is built upon.

Competition BJJ

Our competition BJJ is ideal for those individuals seeking athletic competition with individuals of the same age and skill set. Our team will create a game plan to help prepare our students both mentally and physically based on their goals. Whether it be submission only tournaments or an IBJJF competition, we have the tools, training, and support you need.


Our Q&A with Professor Asche is a low intensity class providing the students the opportunity to focus on their specific needs every week. Every student may attend and ask questions about any techniques they wish to learn, areas they are experiencing trouble in during live sparring or competition, or any questions about heir game they may have. Professor Asche will go over each question provided by the students with technique and drilling. Following the Q&A will be live training for those who wish to practice their techniques in a live setting.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are a proven way to quickly improve your skills. 100% of the focus is on the individual’s needs in improving existing or building entirely new skill sets. Private lessons are proven to be a learning method that provides gains at a rate of 7-15 times faster than in a group setting. We offer private/semi-private lessons in individual sessions or prepaid packages.

Don't Miss Out On Bend and Redmond's Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

If you’re looking for an incredible environment with high-level instruction, you’ve come to the right place. At Connection Rio BJJ Bend and Redmond, we’re helping people of all walks of life and skill levels thrive. Join us on the mat today and experience elite world class instruction that has been taught to thousands around the world by Professor Dennis Asche himself since earning his black belt in 2009. Schedule your free trial class today!

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