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Calling all individuals with no prior experience in Jiu Jitsu – our accelerated learning program is here to transform you into a skilled practitioner. No athleticism required, just a passion to learn and grow. Don’t miss this opportunity to embark on an incredible journey of self-discovery and empowerment. Join us now!

“My Story”

My interest in jiu-jitsu began when I was 20 years old. It all started when I stumbled upon a VHS tape of the first UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), and from that moment, I became an instant fan. However, with no direction on where to begin, I held back and didn’t pursue it further. For 12 years, I served in the military, and in 2004, I was deployed to Iraq in a combat role. It felt like I was living in a different world for 18 months. But the transition back home proved to be even more challenging. Going from fighting every day to sitting in an office, I yearned for the adrenaline, purpose, and brotherhood that I had experienced. Unfortunately, depression, anger, weight gain, and PTSD followed. Despite these challenges, I continued to push forward, accepting things the way they were. One fateful day, as I drove by a Jiu Jitsu gym that I had passed countless times before, I finally decided to step inside. There had always been excuses about not having enough time due to family and work obligations, and a part of me believed that I was too old to start anyway. After my first week of training, I became completely obsessed with jiu-jitsu. Initially, my body struggled as this particular gym was highly active and involved intense sparring, regardless of experience level. However, I was determined to improve as quickly as possible. I turned to YouTube videos, enrolled in private lessons, and attended classes 4 to 5 days a week. The result was astonishing—I shed 25 pounds of fat and gained significant muscle. Structure, adrenaline, confidence, and a sense of community began to fill my life once again. After 11 months of rigorous training, I decided to enter competitions. Since then, I have achieved incredible success, winning 8 world championships and a total of 63 gold medals. I have competed in 173 matches and sparred with world-class athletes across the United States and Mexico. Today, I am recognized as one of the most active master’s competitors worldwide, consistently pushing myself to new limits. Presently, I train under Carlson Gracie Ashland Oregon, alongside Brazilian Black Belt Gabriel Albuquerque.

Tony Kell, Carlson Gracie Black Belt

1400 Ashland St, Ashland, OR 97520

Call or text 541-973-4248

Private Lessons Monthly Memberships – Also exciting new program seeks to fill 8 spots for a 10-week private program designed to fast-track complete beginners with zero experience! For inquiries, call or text 541-973-4248.

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