Dojo Americana specializes in Brazilian jiu jitsu and grappling classes for self defense, combat, and sport. Originally founded in Oceanside, we are located in Vista at 1116 Sycamore Ave., which is 10-15 minutes from most areas of Carlsbad, Oceanside, San Marcos, and of course, Vista.
Our classes are for anyone seeking the benefits of self-defense and martial arts training: unparalleled fitness and cardio, functional strength, flexibility, stress and anxiety reduction, much improved self-esteem and self confidence, and more. Discover a new you, Find out what your made of, explore what you can be, and see why martial arts is for everyone. All levels are welcome. From beginner to advanced.
The vibe here is family friendly and inviting, yet serious enough for those seeking competitive training. As a smaller gym we appeal to those seeking refuge from the attitude & intimidating atmosphere of larger gyms. Our gym/dojo is clean and disinfected daily and we offer some of the highest level of instruction in North County. We have two second-degree black belt instructors on the mat teaching the details and fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
We are located at 1116 Sycamore Ave in Vista, California--just1 mile south of the 78 freeway and 2 miles north of Palomar Airport Road. There is plenty of parking. We are 5-15 minutes from most of Carlsbad, Oceanside, and San Marcos.
Mark Hopkins, Wins Bronze at 2015 No Gi World Championships...
Silver Medal at 2014 No Gi World Championships...
and Bronze at 2014 Masters World Championships.
First competition: Winning Silver at 2005 Pan-Ams.
Jiu-Jitsu for all ages: Ken and Gary winning at 2014 Pan Ams.
UFC fighter, Antonio Rodrigo "Minotoro" Nogueira, with Jiu-Jitsu instructor, Mark Hopkins.