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When it comes to Jiu Jitsu, nothing compares to Team Santos Jiu Jitsu. Not convinced? Come check us out and see for yourself!

Team Santos Jiu Jitsu

Your Journey Starts Today –

Jon Santos is one of the original Cesar Gracie Team member. He started his Jiu Jitsu journey back in 1995 with Cesar Gracie and his new Friends Kurt Osiander,Gil Castillo,David Terrell, Nick and Nate Diaz, Caleb Mitchell, Gilbert Melendez and Jake Shields among others. Jon has been teaching Jiu Jitsu since 2005 while still being a Cesar Gracie Teammate and affiliate school. Jon Santos is a multi Gold medal winner and a top Coach to some of the Bay areas rising BJJ and MMA stars.

We push the basics we push real Jiu Jitsu that can be used for self defense and fighting. The original way. No money grab at this gym like other gym’s. This Academy is about real Martial Arts and Respecting everyone around you. We offer a 1 week trial and no long term contracts! Kid’s class is booming and we are proud to help every Kid that walks through that door.


While you may have many Jiu Jitsu schools to choose from, we have no doubt that Team Santos Jiu Jitsu is in a league of its own. Don’t believe us? Here’s why:

  • Focus

    Amid the distractions of social media and the demands of modern life, Jiu Jitsu will help you refocus.
  • Self-defense

    While we offer a course explicitly for self defense, the elements of self defense are incorporated into each and every one of our classes.
  • Confidence

    Our martial arts training will help you feel strong, supported, and successful. Join and watch your confidence soar!
  • Strength

    At Team Santos Jiu Jitsu, we create resilient martial artists that are strong in mind, body, and spirit.


  • Best place to train. You will work harder here than any other gym and the results will show if you consistently show up.

    Jacob Sonsteng


  • I have definitely seen a major improvement in my BJJ game having only spent 6 months there. I would recommend Team Santos to anyone in the East Bay area.

    Michael D.


  • Great people, true sense of community. The culture of this place is second to none and lead at the helm by the owner himself. Highly recommend checking out.

    Andrew Pifferini


  • One of my favorite things about Team Santos is the family atmosphere. I have made many close friends from there and the level of respect shown by everyone there is unmatched!

    Curtis Boissonou