Straight Blast Gym

Portlands First & Best BJJ MMA Self-Defense and Kids Martial Arts School.
Est. since 1992

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WORLD CLASS BJJ, MIXED MARTIAL ARTS AND FITNESS IN PORTLAND

At Straight Blast Gym, we produce results for everyone interested in martial arts – regardless of experience, athleticism or lack thereof. We focus on what works: the core fundamental principles. The science behind our training methods works for 45-year-old professors, 53-year-old attorneys, 22-year-old MMA fighters, and Oregon’s most successful BJJ competition team!

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Whether you’re looking for better fitness, real-world self-defense, or a combination of the two, we’ve got you covered at SBG Portland. Our team is dedicated to your success and we’re excited to help you improve one day at a time. Make the move now and check it out for yourself.

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Beginning of SBG

SBG began officially in Portland Oregon, in 1992 – when its founder and head coach, Matt Thornton, had an epiphany regarding exactly what type of environment he

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Training For Everyone

In SBG everyone is welcome, 45-year-old professors, 53-year-old attorneys, 22-year-old MMA fighters, women, children. Our training is designed to fit everyone’s needs and our coaches welcome anyone who want to learn regardless of age, experience, or athleticism or lack thereof.

Quality Fitness Training

Training with us not only gives you practical self-defense skills, but it will get you into kick-butt shape — FAST. The total-body exercises that coincide with martial arts training help you develop functional lean muscles, and NOT bulky do-nothing muscles. You’ll become a lean, mean, fighting machine.

Passion & Comradery

SBG family has over 50 locations around the world, and can be found on every continent. Joining this gym also means you become a part of this family. By being a member of our team you’ll experience the passion, excitement, and team spirit that’s committed to helping each other improve each and every day!

Practical Applications

Our instruction is based on basic fundamental principles and techniques allowing you to improve as quickly as possible. These lessons give you physical and mental preparation for life, the street, or the cage. Our professionals ensure you get the most out of your training.