Welcome to the IJEF, International Jiu-Jitsu Education Fund! We believe in the power of jiu-jitsu to change lives through discipline, self-confidence, respect, integrity, and dignity.
That’s why our mission is to train and sponsor Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructors in places that lack access to the art we love. The coaches we support, our “Roll Models,” are tasked with training as many children as possible, absolutely free. From Brazil to Cambodia, over 200 kids have started their journey in jiu-jitsu practice at no cost!
If you believe jiu-jitsu is a powerful tool for community-driven change, donate or send us a message of support. Whether you’ve never practiced a martial art or you’ve been training for years, we’d love for you to join us in rolling toward a better world.
I'm Coach Bryan, Roll Model for the Ecuador Project!
I'm Coach Vi, Roll Model for the Cambodia Project!
I'm Coach Jimi, Roll Model for the Philippines Project!
I'm Coach Alex, Roll Model for the Los Angeles Project!
I'm Coach Felipe, Roll Model for the Brazil Project!
I'm Coach Edgar, Roll Model for the El Salvador Project!
I'm Coach Prashanth, Roll Model for the Philippines Project!
I'm Coach Oswaldo, Roll Model for the Guatemala Project!
I'm Coach Arthur, Roll Model for the Philippines Project!
We are proud to announce the most recent IJEF school in the Philippines! Coach Arthur and Dr. Jimi are pioneers and leaders of the jiu jitsu community in Ormoc. Despite having professional careers, both coaches find the time to help teach kids by creating...read More
Join us in support of our mission to help underprivileged children around the world change their lives through the martial art of Jiu-Jitsu. The International Jiu-Jitsu Education Fund was founded in 2016 in Los Angeles by Professor Erik Klinger (3rd degree Black Belt) to...read More
IJEF virtual tasting benefit Please RSVP by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org A follow-up email will be sent to you with a virtual link on Friday, May 7th Click https://www.therealwinerepublic.com/ to learn moreread More
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