Virtual Orientation/1st Lesson

Learn About Our Virtual Orientation and Your First Lesson!

Effective Monday, February 15, Five Rings will be running both in-person and digital dojo classes concurrently. See the most current schedule HERE.

New students are required to contact Coach Dan VanDetta at (971) 344-3852 before signing up for introductory classes.


We want to welcome prospective members to our orientation page. By watching these videos, you should get a much clearer picture of our approach to the martial art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and the methods and reasoning behind why we do things the way that we do. Once you've watched the video(s), please fill out an interest survey with your basic information and one of our orientation specialists will reach out to help you get started on your journey.


Our adult program offers classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced students and encompasses many different pathways for training including self-defense, sport competition, and sparring/open mat opportunities. Our first priority is teaching members how to be good training partners, followed closely by building the grit and perseverance required to train 'the gentle art'. You will get access to a wide array of techniques to help you build your jiu jitsu toolbox and advance at your pace.


The youth program at Five Rings is renowned for its ability to harness and expand the potential in a child to grow into strong, capable adults. There are few things that you can offer your child that will give them as much resilience and grit, along with the poise to handle bullying situations that are so prevalent in today's world. Age specific classes allow us to tailor skills for the athletes to when they are developmentally ready for them. Experience based instruction within those age groups allows coaches to further specify skills that will advance your child's growth.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)?


2. What is unique about training at Five Rings?


3. Does Five Rings follow an organized curriculum and our their coaches trained?


4. Do I need to be in shape before I start training Jiu Jitsu?


5. How to advancement / progress in belt rank occur at Five Rings?


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