KRAKEN BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU

At Kraken Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we are committed to providing top-notch training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from the beginner to the professional level. Our team is like family, and a good culture is of the utmost importance. We are committed to helping our students reach their goals, whether it’s to get fit, learn Self-Defense, prepare for competition, or pursue a career in MMA or BJJ Competition.

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OUR COACHES

Our instructors are all seasoned grapplers with tons of experience in the sport. They take pride in constantly improving their teaching as much as their jiu-jitsu. They also set the tone for the school by checking their ego at the door.

TYLER LARSEN
TYLER LARSENHEAD COACH
Coach Tyler began his BJJ training in 2011 at Colorado Springs BJJ under Rigan Machado black belt, Bill Hosken. He’s had a very successful competition career, winning many local and national level tournaments as well as several professional grappling matches. His true passion, however, is helping others learn, excel, and become the best versions of themselves they can be.
TRACE RODGERS
TRACE RODGERSASSISTANT COACH
Coach Trace is a Brown Belt in BJJ, and an assistant instructor at Kraken BJJ. Trace Grew up in Fort Worth, TX and began training in 2012.
ANTONIO “CHANCHO” MARTIN
ANTONIO “CHANCHO” MARTINASSISTANT COACH
Coach Antonio is a Purple Belt in BJJ, and an assistant instructor at Kraken BJJ. Antonio Grew up in Falcon, CO and began training in 2011. He has won many local and national level tournaments, and continues to be a top competitor for our academy.
CARLOS MONTELONGO
CARLOS MONTELONGOASSISTANT COACH
Coach Carlos brings over a decade of training experience, as well as 15 years of service as a Colorado Springs Police Officer (Retired). This real world experience in the application of BJJ is an incredible asset to our curriculum.
JOHN BURKEMPER
JOHN BURKEMPERMORNING NOGI COACH
Coach John is a Purple Belt in BJJ, and the morning nogi instructor at Kraken BJJ. John wrestled from a young age, and began training Jiu Jitsu in 2013 while simultaneously coaching high school wrestling for several years.
ERIC DOMPKOWSKI
ERIC DOMPKOWSKIMORNING GI COACH
Coach Eric is a Purple Belt in BJJ, and the morning nogi instructor at Kraken BJJ. Eric Grew up in Reading, PA and began training in 2011.
BRENT SALLEE
BRENT SALLEEASSISTANT COACH
Coach Brent is a Purple Belt in BJJ, and an assistant instructor at Kraken BJJ. Brent Grew up in Westminster, CA and began training in 2014.
JOHNNY ENGASSER
JOHNNY ENGASSER ASSISTANT KIDS COACH
Coach Johnny is a Purple Belt in BJJ, and an assistant kids class instructor at Kraken BJJ. Johnny Grew up in Corona, CA and began training in 1999. After a few years off in the middle of his journey, he resumed training in 2016.
VICTOR VASQUEZ
VICTOR VASQUEZASSISTANT KIDS COACH
Coach Victor is a Blue Belt in BJJ, and an assistant kids class instructor at Kraken BJJ. Victor grew up in Colorado Springs, CO and began training in 2018.
MATT SMITH
MATT SMITHASSISTANT KIDS COACH
Coach Matt is a Blue Belt in BJJ, and an assistant kids class instructor at Kraken BJJ. Matt grew up in Woodland Park, CO. Matt wrestled throughout his youth and high school years, and began training BJJ in 2021.

LINEAGE

CARLOS GRACIE JR.
CARLOS GRACIE JR.
Gracie is the founder of the Confederação Brasileira de Jiu-Jitsu (CBJJ), also known as International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF)
RIGAN MACHADO
RIGAN MACHADO
Rigan Machado is an 8th degree red and black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, earning his rank under Carlos Gracie, Jr.
BILL HOSKEN
BILL HOSKEN
Bill is a 3rd degree black belt under Rigan Machado and the professor of our head coach Tyler Larsen.

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PROGRAMS FOR EVERYONE

JOIN KRAKEN BJJ TODAY

Once you’ve completed your free week trial, we can sit down and discuss the membership option that best fits you!

ADULT PRICING

We offer a month-to-month and a special 12-month “pay-in-full” option for all adults over 18 years old.

MONTH-TO-MONTH

$150/month
  • FREE TRIAL – 7 DAYS
  • UNLIMITED Classes
  • NO Contract
  • GI & NO-GI Classes
  • JUDO Classes

12-MONTHS PAY-IN-FULL

$150120/month
  • FREE TRIAL – 7 DAYS
  • DISCOUNTED Rate
  • UNLIMITED Classes
  • NO Contract
  • GI & NO-GI Classes
  • JUDO Classes

KIDS & FAMILY PRICING

We offer kids plans to anyone under 18 years old as well as a Family Plan that includes 1 Adult & 1 Child! (Contact us for additional family plans)

MONTH-TO-MONTH

$90/month
  • FREE TRIAL – 7 DAYS
  • UNLIMITED Classes
  • NO Contract
  • GI & NO-GI Classes
  • JUDO Classes

12-MONTHS PAY-IN-FULL

$9070/month
  • FREE TRIAL – 7 DAYS
  • DISCOUNTED Rate
  • UNLIMITED Classes
  • NO Contract
  • GI & NO-GI Classes
  • JUDO Classes

FAMILY PLAN

$175/month
  • FREE TRIAL – 7 DAYS
  • 1 Adult & 1 Child
  • UNLIMITED Classes
  • NO Contract
  • GI & NO-GI Classes
  • JUDO Classes

WE OFFER DISCOUNTED RATES FOR:

  • Students

  • Active Military

  • Retired Military

  • First Responders

  • Law Enforcement

  • Correction Officers

  • Additional Family Plans

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