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

We empower and inspire people of all ages to pursue their own black-belt excellence on and off the mat.

Black Belt Excellence is: Reaching your full potential, Achieving confidence, Obtaining success, and Being a contributing member of our community

How we deliver on our mission: Through high-quality Jiu Jitsu instruction we emphasize self-defense, health, fitness, and life skills in a friendly, safe, and positive environment. 

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.