Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu | Paragon Academy

Paragon Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, based in Santa Barbara, is very well respected in the Jiu Jitsu community. We are apart of a bigger school known as the Alliance team with origins in Rio and Sao Paulo Brazil. Paragon has been a monster in the tournament scene winning many team titles and producing the best American Jiu Jitsu practitioners to date. Our methods are simple. We combine exceptional and detailed instruction with blue-collar work ethic. In the sport of Jiu Jitsu, there are both physical and technical aspects that must be respected equally. Our focus is to get our students into great physical condition, as well as arm them with the very best Jiu Jitsu instruction available.

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Intro to Jiu-Jitsu Program


The jiu-jitsu program is what started the whole Paragon movement. is a subscription based website that was started in 2011 and has over 1,000 videos that go over moves for bjj, wrestling, and judo. These videos help make the learning experience easier to review and pick up.