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Jiu Jitsu Foundation is the premier martial arts school of San Diego East County. Owned and operated by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belts Cadu and Gabriela Francis, Jiu-Jitsu Foundation is open to students of all ages.

Our Mission

Through high quality martial arts instruction, we empower people of all ages to achieve their full potential.

By emphasizing self-defense, health, fitness and life skills in a friendly, safe, positive environment, we inspire our students to become more confident, successful, contributing members of our community.

Student Creed

I intend to be gentle respectful and a good listener.

I intend to develop self discipline and to have the courage to do what is right and truthful.

I am aware that in learning the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, my mind and body are being empowered.

Therefore, I promise not to be abusive or offensive to others and to always pursue friendship.