SBG Interview with BJJ legend Rickson Gracie

Be sure to subscribe for more BJJ news Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu legend, Rickson Gracie, interviewed by Matt Thornton, the founding coach of SBG Portland and SBG international. See what Rickson has to say about coaching philosophies, the current competition meta, his favorite BJJ athletes, and more!   Rickson played a large part in the founding of SBG. Matt cites him as one of the main sources for his coaching philosophies and understanding of BJJ. These coaching concepts have led to the…

Zach “Knock Out of the Year” Moore Does It Again!

Zach “Knock Out of the Year” Moore Does It Again!

Zach “Knock Out of the Year” Moore Does It Again! SBG Portland’s Moore Wins By TKO At Roseland Back in 2016, SBG Portland’s Zach Moore made his MMA debut at the Roseland Theater in emphatic fashion. Taking on a fellow debutante, Moore showed superiority on the feet and on the ground before dropping his opponent in the middle of the third round with a smart right cross. As 2016 came to a close, it was revealed by the fight promoter FCFF,…

New Instructor Training Program AT SBG Portland

New ITP At SBG Portland   The Instructor Training Program Returns SBG has been a global leader in innovative martial arts training for 25 years. In that time, the SBG banner has spread across all continents, and in BJJ and MMA alike, is truly a symbol of excellence. What sets SBG apart, and ensures the highest quality of coaching throughout its affiliates, is its simple but effective approach, a focus on fundamentals, and its ability to provide a clear way…

Two Incredible Seminars Coming Soon

Two Incredible Seminars Coming Soon John Frankl & John Kavanagh Seminars At SBG Portland In the coming weeks, SBG Portland has something very special in store. On Monday 30th January, and the weekend of February 4th & 5th, the SBG HQ welcomes two of the most highly respected coaches in not just SBG, but perhaps the BJJ and MMA world! Over three days of seminars, Portland plays host to none other than John Frankl and John Kavanagh! John Frankl will be…

Hamilton Ash Seminar This Week

Hamilton Ash Seminar This Week

Hamilton Ash Seminar This Week Two-Day Ash Seminar At SBG PDX At the end of this month, SBG Portland hosts SBG’s newest BJJ black belt and pro MMA fighter, Hamilton Ash, for a two day seminar. So start the new year off the right way, by attending a four section seminar that will cover the entire spectrum of martial arts; from BJJ on the mats, to MMA, to self defense! The seminar takes place over the weekend of December 31st and…

Diggins Wins At SUG 2

Diggins Wins At SUG 2

Diggins Wins At SUG 2 John Diggins Wins In 59 Seconds At SUG 2 Last weekend, the Roseland Theater played host to the second Submission Underground event, in Portland, OR. The event saw household MMA names such as Jon Jones, Dan Henderson and Meisha Tate gracing the main card of a submission grappling event under EBI rules. But headlining the undercard was SBG Portland’s very own John Diggins. Coach Diggins was competing in one of the few gi matches on the…

2017 SBG Spring Camp Open

2017 SBG Spring Camp Open

2017 SBG Spring Camp Open Early Registration for 2017 SBG Spring Camp is now open! This year’s SBG Fall Camp was one of the greatest yet. Not only in terms of location, set in the beautiful Berkeley, CA and hosted by the wonderful Lily and Alan Pagle, but in terms of instruction, as coaches went to new levels to simplify the essential elements of BJJ and martial arts in each of their sessions. This lead to improved understanding and accessibility…

Huge Medal Haul At Revolution XXXII

Huge Medal Haul At Revolution XXXII

Huge Medal Haul At Revolution XXXII SBG Wins 28 Medals At Revolution XXXII in Tacoma Last weekend saw SBG athletes from across the Northwest make the trip to Tacoma, WA for the last Revolution BJJ tournament of the year. Teams from Portland, Idaho, Montana and Burien all represented SBG on the mats and on the podium, with medal winners spanning from the Advanced Absolute division all the way down to six to eight year old beginners. The breadth and depth of…

Three No-Gi World Medals for SBG

Three No-Gi World Medals for SBG

Three No-Gi World Medals for SBG Diggins & Loewen Win Three Bronze Medals At IBJJF No-Gi Worlds This last weekend saw two of SBG Portland’s finest competitors and coaches compete at one of the biggest BJJ tournaments in the world. Black belts Amanda Loewen and John Diggins both competed in their respective weight classes and in the Absolute divisions. They put in a handful of incredible performances on their way to collectively securing three medals from four divisions. Coach John Diggins…

SBG Idaho Names Continue to Rise

SBG Idaho Names Continue to Rise

SBG Idaho Names Continue to Rise SBG Idaho’s Top Athletes Given New Opportunity to Showcase Talents During the biggest night in Idaho’s MMA history, SBG Idaho found great success. Bellator 155 in Boise saw three of SBG’s biggest names victorious on a global stage. Jesse Brock, competing in his thirtieth professional fight, won via submission, with a third round rear naked choke on opponent Olly Bradstreet. Scott Thometz ground out a comprehensive unanimous decision victory over Josh Tyler. While Veta…

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