4774 N. Blackstone Ave, Fresno, California 93722
Ground Control Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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Brittany Craig

My son loves it here! So much that he wants to go everyday. Great people! Great coaches! Everything is super clean. They are amazing with the kids. My husband is now even going to the adult classes. I...

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This is a great place to train. The team is friendly and helpful. Professor Cory takes time to work with you and clean up your technique. This is a family friendly environment! There are adults and ki...

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Hank Badillo

I've been training with this group for multiple years. The coach is professional and pays attention to details. The students are friendly and helpful. The training is beginner friendly and challenging...

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Romy Lum

Great place to train and learn. Everyone is super friendly and helpful....

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Shereen Salem

Family friendly gym with great coaching and members....

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Yesenia Rojas

Clean, professional and friendly environment, you can workout as a family, they have classes for kids and adults all ages. Instruction is world class....

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Meet Our Staff

Instructor Leandro Vieira with Ground Control Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Leandro Vieira

CheckMat Co-Founder

Leandro Vieira began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of 5 w/ this brothers Leo and Rico Vieira in Brazil. Professor Leandro received his black belt from Professor Romero Cavalanti. Currently, he travels worldwide and teaches his own Dojo located in Morgan Hill, CA – Prisma Jiu Jitsu by Leandro Vieira. In addition to being co-founder ...
Instructor Luiz Pedro Ribiero with Ground Control Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Luiz Pedro Ribiero

Head BJJ Professor

Professor Luiz Pedro Ribiero began training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of 13 in Passa Cuatro Minas, Gerais Brazil under Professor George Agusto. Originally Pedro was inspired to be a soccer goalkeeper and was challenged to lose 50 pounds. After he moved on from soccer he began competing & training with Ataque Duplo in Florianopolis where ...
Instructor George San Mateo with Ground Control Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

George San Mateo


Coach George San Mateo began training Martial Arts training at the age of 8 in Hawthorne, CA beginning with TaeKwonDo. After receiving his third-degree black belt in TaeKwonDo he decided to focus on Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with Team CheckMat and currently trains under Leandro Vieira and Luiz Pedro Ribeiro. George is most passionate about sharing ...

We Are Your Premier Choice for BJJ and an Authorized CheckMat Affiliate

Our core values here at Ground Control Jiu Jitsu are Integrity, Respect, Heroic Courage, Compassion, Honest and Sincerity, Duty and Loyalty, and Self-Control. Whether you're a novice or you're bringing your belt with you, Ground Control Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is here to help you succeed. We will provide you with hands-on coaching, inspirational mentors, and the earnest accountability you need to achieve amazing things every step of the way. Located in Fresno, we harbor a passion for Martial Arts and will train you to become an expert at one of the world's fastest-growing sports. Even if you're not in Fresno, you can still take part in our online Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training from wherever you're at!

Ground Control Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is about you. It's about accomplishing your goals and providing you with an incredibly supportive community where you can pursue fitness, train hard, and dream big. From traditional wrestling to Gi and no-Gi jiu jitsu, we are your home for all things martial arts. Begin your journey today.

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