WELCOME TO PERFORMANCE MARTIAL ARTS ACADEMY
Performance Martial Arts Academy is conveniently located near the Gateway Mall in beautiful Springfield, Oregon. At Performance Martial Arts Academy, we offer classes to accommodate EVERYONE. If you’ve ever wanted to try a new workout or are interested in learning an effective martial art, there’s no better time than now! Come in today for a FREE 30 DAY TRIAL.
We offer classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Striking, Conditioning and more. We even have an acclaimed children’s martial arts instructor, Judo black belt & Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt, Ryan Cunningham, who will teach your child excellent values in respect for self, and others, while having fun and making friends! No matter what you’re trying to achieve from a fitness or martial arts program, you’ll find it at Performance Martial Arts Academy. Performance Martial Arts Academy is home to the Performance Grappling Team, led by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Ben Baxter.
At Performance Martial Arts Academy, you will train in a safe and friendly environment. You will join a team that will help push you farther than you thought possible- helping you achieve your fitness goals. At Performance Martial Arts Academy, you’re not just another face, you’re truly part of the family!
On April 6th, the Performance Grappling Team hit the mats at Glencoe High School for the first Subleague Qualifier. John Butler, Eddie Olivas, Steven Greene, Madi Schnoor and Maddie Patrick all battled hard and earned births in the championships in June. Way to go everyone! It was a fantastic showing, and all of us at Performance …Read more →
We are pleased to announce our Brand-New Schedule! In addition to our previously scheduled classes, we have added Judo, Wrestling, Morning Classes and Family Classes. This will provide the opportunity for our members to train up to 6 days per week!
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On March 9th, as part of the grand-opening of Performance Martial Arts Academy, 4 of the absolute best purple belts in the Northwest competed in a submission-only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu tournament. Devin Roan (Performance Grappling Team), Ben Egli (Gracie Technics), Andy Hung (Portland Jiu Jitsu) and Curtis Mickelson (North Idaho Jiu-Jitsu…Read more →
On February 23rd, Performance Martial Arts Academy hosted its first “Grapple-A-Thon” event. Participants had 10 hours to complete as many 5 minute rounds of sparring as they could. The only participation was to bring a donation, either a lump sum or a “by-the-round” amount of money. The proceeds were to be given to Food for Lane County…Read more →
We are excited to announce our Grand Opening on March 9, from 1pm-5pm!
We will be having several FREE events over the course of the day:
1pm: we are having a Self-defense workshop to help empower and build confidence in its participants
2pm: Kick Boxing for those interested in stand-up
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February 23, 2013! Come take part in the event to benefit Food For Lane County. To help support the hungry in our community, please bring cash, or write checks to: Food For Lane County.
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On January 25th, Professer Baxter and myself made a trip to the Adamson Bro’s Academy in Seaside, Oregon, for a youth Judo seminar. There were over 20 little warriors chomping at the bit for some Judo takedown intruction, and the seminar delivered. After almost 2 hours of non-stop action, the student- of the-day was awarded to Brady, who recieved …Read more →
Performance Martial Arts Academy is pleased to announce the debut of its “Life Skills” program for their youth members! It is important to us that our childeren are taught to be positive and upstanding members of the community. We believe that this program will insure they are learning life lessons as well as learning high-quality martial …Read more →
This technique series is the very same one that Professor Baxter used in his most recent black belt super-fight victory. The video breaks down a great guard pass, followed by a nasty submission and its application in the aforementioned match. Take your game to the next level at Performance Martial Arts Academy.
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Saturday, at Portland Community College, members of the Performance Grappling team, led by instructor Ben Baxter, hit the mats at the Ground Warrior Submission Challenge. Professor Baxter competed against, the always tough, John Diggins in a black belt, submission only, super-match. The featured match of the day was brought to a halt after only 5 …Read more →
Here, at Performance Martial Arts Academy, we believe that placing a serious emphasis on the details is what makes the difference between a champion and missing the podium. In Jiu-Jitsu, there is always a debate on whether drilling or sparring is more beneficial for one’s training. The answer lies somewhere in the middle: drilling lazily …Read more →
Performance Martial Arts Academy just finished off the first week of their Youth Program. “The energy was awesome, and we are fortunate to be starting off with such a great group of parents and kids.”, says youth instructor, Ryan Cunningham. Martial arts is an unbeatable way for our youth to learn the values …Read more →
Sensei Ryan Cunningham shows a fundamental hip throw ( O-Goshi). Judo is a must for anyone looking to have a well rounded grappling skill set. Look for an intensive Judo curriculum coming soon. To schedule an individual training session, or if you have any questions, contact us today.
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On November 8th, 2012, Professor Ben Baxter and Devin Roan headed down to Long Beach for the IBJJF 2012 Fall International Open/Black Belt League! After 3 years of training under Ben, Devin Roan received his purple belt a month earlier, and this would be his first time competing at that level. The transition from blue …Read more →
Welcome to Performance Martial Arts Academy, a premier Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu school located 2 minutes north of the Gateway Mall. This location makes it convenient for those living in Both Eugene and Springfield! If you’ve ever wanted to try BJJ their is no better time then now! We are currently offering a no obligation, 30 day, …Read more →
If you’ve ever wanted to train in martial arts in Springfield/Eugene, Oregon, then you’ve come to the right place! Performance Martial Arts Academy has something for everyone-regardless of if you have trained in martial arts your entire life, or this is your first experience. We have a program to meet your martial arts and fitness needs! Come in …Read more →
A lot of very amazing things have happened in 2012, and we thought it was time to revamp the site to reflect those changes! The most noticeable is the name of the academy, are still the Performance Grappling Team, our school name however has changed and will reflect what we really are which is Martial …Read more →