About Us




Bear City Jiu-Jitsu Academy is a High Altitude Training Center located in the mountains of Big Bear, California. At 6,752' Elevation, we train beginners, children, and adults in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai. Visitors and Competitors are welcome! Bear City Jiu-Jitsu is a proud Affiliate with City of Champions San Diego under Professor BJJ Black Belt Dustin Thornton. Family Owned and Operated Since September 5, 2017. 

Our Little Bear Jiu-Jitsu Program is a Martial Arts program dedicated to the general education on health, self-defense, and fitness that will impact a child's mind and body for a lifetime. The program is designed to give our youth confidence, builds mental toughness by facing your fears, teaching them the value of hard work that can be taken and applied to all areas of their lives. 

Our coaches provide classes that train all skill levels of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing and Kickboxing. We have a whole mind-body program with a Nutritionist and Personal Training available as well. We proudly support our Military and Military Veterans! 

We are thrilled to be building our Competition Team, Bear City Champions. Keep up with us!

Bear City Jiu-Jitsu Academy provides a clean, friendly and positive environment with a sincere desire to help each student, by helping one another reach their full potential. Serving all of Big Bear Lake/Big Bear City, California and surrounding areas. We love our Visitors, All Schools and Affiliates are welcome to drop in and train in High Altitude!

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We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours. Bear City Jiu-Jitsu is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Boxing and Mixed Martial Arts training gym. We specialize in Womens and Kids Self-Defense. To check us out in action, see our calendar! 

Bear City Jiu-Jitsu Academy

427 W Fairway Blvd. Big Bear City, California 92314, United States

(909) 693-6132


Open today

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Private Training Available by Appointment Only!

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