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Elemental Jiu Jitsu and Fitness take the discipline very seriously. Our culture is to continue our positive atmosphere assisting you to raise your fitness level and self-confidence all while teaching you to defend yourself in the most efficient and safe manner. With a true family-oriented environment, we provide a stress-free domain through martial arts with likeminded individuals that create a balanced and healthy mind, and body.


If you are questioning whether you are too young, too old, too out of shape, too small, too big, the answer is simple. The best time to start your journey was yesterday. The next best time is now! All your answers and improvements will only be derived from training. You will never regret a day in training but you are sure to regret the days you don’t. Improvements and success are rarely made from your comfort zone. Join us! 


Born in Brazil and coming to the US at a relatively young age, Ernesto is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. Having participated in everything from soccer, football, Badmington, and mountain biking, to wrestling, boxing, kickboxing, and taekwondo. He later decided to dive into the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and never left. , he achieved the prestigious Black Belt under Lazaro Amaro and Michel “Buiu” Porfirio. As a devoted husband and loving father of twins, his passion extended to teaching them and his students the “Gentle Art”. When he’s not teaching, he is training and spending time with his family. Pass by to have a talk, just bring a smoothy.

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