Good and Affordable BJJ school in San Diego?

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  1. ColorPurps

    ColorPurps White Belt

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    I am a white belt. Barely started doing GI after months of doing No-Gi and I feel like I am not getting the best instruction.

    Might compete one day, but who knows. I would love to join a legit school.
     
  2. Relentless chase

    Relentless chase The one and only

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    Since you're in San Diego, why not go to Alliance? it's a world class gym with several UFC fighters that train there. Idk what the pricing is and all, but that's a gym I would look into.
     
  3. Ryo

    Ryo Black Belt

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    Affordable means different things to different people. I can tell you it aint gonna be easy to find "cheap" BJJ in an expensive region like So Cal with world class BJJ everywhere.
     
  4. Evenflow80

    Evenflow80 Green Belt

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    I highly recommend Professor Marcelo Pereira at Gracie Barra Sorrento Valley. He's trained a TON of well known black belts and he's legit as legit can be. Won a bunch of gold at Worlds and other comps. Super nice guy too. It's about $149 a month but well worth it. You can come try a couple of free classes. I can help you if you PM me.
     
  5. Cappy Goodtime

    Cappy Goodtime Hide yo wife. Hide yo neck.

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    It all makes sense now.
     
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  6. Rdude92

    Rdude92 Purple Belt

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    Wow that's cheap.
    In my country, Singapore, the usual price is $240-300 per month depending on the gym.
     
  7. Evenflow80

    Evenflow80 Green Belt

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    Holy crap. Well maybe because here in San Diego bjj gyms are a dime a dozen ? How hard is it to find a legit bjj gym in Singapore ? If I remember correctly people said even Marcelo Garcia charges like $240 or so but that's Marcelo Garcia and id pay that much if I lived there
     
  8. Rdude92

    Rdude92 Purple Belt

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    its not hard, there's about 10 bjj gyms here. That's the usual price.
    That's bjj though, for judo its cheap, $100 or so per month
     
  9. CFGroup

    CFGroup Green Belt

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    Dean Lister is over at Victory MMA. A work buddy trains there and likes the 6:30am classes and is training a couple times a day.
    https://www.victorygyms.com/content-network

    Saulo Ribeiro is at University of Jujitsu. Great practitioner in his day and super nice guy from randomly running into him.
    https://www.unijj.com/our-instructors.html

    Alliance MMA is south of downtown, but it's not like you'll be rolling with the pro team.

    Close to the beaches, Victory and U of BJJ.
     
  10. lts5025

    lts5025 "What the **** is a Dim Mack?"

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    The Arena is probably the cheapest option in San Diego and Baret Yoshida is definitely legit.
     
  11. Was at Pride GP 2000

    Was at Pride GP 2000 Brown Belt

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    It's all relative. Singapore is one of the richest contries in the world
     
  12. imarayda

    imarayda Green Belt

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    The arena is your best bet. Also there is a groupon for steel mma, $30 for 30 days
     
  13. tekkenfan

    tekkenfan Purple Belt

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    hell yeha it is your getting the bets of both worlds great strong fundamental basics with riberios and new age stuff with baret so baret left his old gym huh
     
  14. Dirty Holt

    Dirty Holt Black Belt Professional Fighter

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    Ribeiros is expensive
    Arena is affordable and its bad ass. Great gym, great classes, and I cannot say enough good things about Baret. Cant go wrong there.

    Victory is also affordable and offers a lot of classes with great instructors.

    Believe it or not, there are UFC gyms in SD that have better BJJ instructors than tons of normal BJJ places around the USA. UFC gym is like $50 a month
     
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  15. CFGroup

    CFGroup Green Belt

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    Keep forgetting The Arena, I know it's a huge facility, but I don't know guys who train there.
     
  16. The Thrill

    The Thrill Blue Belt

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    damn, i pay 100 for bjj (and muay thai and boxing) and 25 for judo
     
  17. ijustwannasurf

    ijustwannasurf Brown Belt

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    I train at the Arena every time I'm in San Diego. Always great training, always good people.
     

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