Gordo Jiu-Jitsu Pacific Northwest (BJJ) Bend, Oregon

Gordo Jiu-Jitsu Pacific Northwest (BJJ) in Bend, Oregon

Gordo Jiu-Jitsu Pacific Northwest is represented by third degree Gordo BJJ black belt Professor Dennis Asche in Central Oregon’s premier martial arts academy, Connection Rio. Upholding the pure technical discipline while carrying on the lineage of Brazilian jiu-jitsu that traces back directly to the founders of the Art Suave in Brazil (by way of Japan), CRA represents Jiu-Jitsu as it should be.

Professor Dennis Asche with King of the Half-Guard Roberto ‘Gordo’ at Connection Rio Jiu-Jitsu Academy in Bend, Oregon

Who is ‘Gordo’?  Roberto Correa de Lima or ‘Gordo’ is a sixth degree Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt know as King of the Half Guard. Gordo, although possessing a very well rounded Jiu-Jitsu skillset, is know for his timeless contribution to BJJ through developing half guard as an offensive position. This world renowned Jiu-Jitsu professor (having taught BJJ for more than thirty years), is an IBJJF Brazilian National, PanAmerican and World Champion as well as one of the most sought teachers of Arte suave on the planet.

Gordo Jiu-Jitsu Pacific Northwest is a direct representation of Gordo through professor Dennis Asche and Connection Rio Jiu-Jitsu Academy. Professor Asche lived, trained and taught Jiu-Jitsu in Brazil for more than twelve years and has been a student of Gordo, King of the Half Guard since 2003. Seeking this wealth of knowledge offered by this BJJ legend has provided Connection Rio Academies with a technical expertise and knowledge that is unsurpassed in the PNW. Join us on the mat and experience Jiu-Jitsu as it should be for yourself!