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North Side Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Where Belts Are Earned & Champions Are Made!

North Side Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has THREE IBJJF WORLD CHAMPIONS in 2015! 
(At 3 different belts ranks - White, Purple, & Brown

Potential Students,


North Side Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is focused on providing high-quality instruction and customer satisfaction. The proof is in the pudding, 3 IBJJF World Champions in 2015 and the first World Champion in the adult division (18 - 29 yrs) Colored Belt in Tucson since 2009. Our Jiu-Jitsu is world class to say the least. Come be a part of our amazing competition team and train with some of the best anywhere. For those who do not wish to compete we offer our fundamentals classes which focuses on drilling and learning with no live sparing. Muay Thai and Strength & Conditioning classes are now included in our memberships at no extra cost. 

With a variety of different highly structured classes to choose from, we are sure you will be happy to be apart of our ever growing team. North Side is an academy based entirely around the learning and development of our students. Our school is specifically designed to make you a better martial artist. Please look around our website and if you have any comments or questions, please feel free to contact us.

North Side Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an affiliate of seven time IBJJF Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu WORLD Champion Paul Nava and Ares BJJ.


If you are interested in starting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu please fill out out our free pass form above, please look at our house rules.


We hope to see you on the mats!


Professor Sean Alexander Huff

Ares/Nava Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Black Belt

Steve Owen Judo Black Belt

Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

We focus on not only basic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fundamentals, but also a strong Judo & wrestling base as well. Our kids class is ONLY taught by our Black Belts and Purple Belt World Champion Santos Rene Rivera. Our kids class is highly structured and designed for maximum learning. 

Structured Classes

Classes that will keep you learning, growing, and having fun! We have Fundamentals class for everyone with no live rolling, advanced 2 hour classes, Open mats for lots of rolling. Try out a Free week today!

Top Instruction

North Side BJJ has only the best Instructors teaching. Black Belts Sean Huff, Marc Monaco, Dusty Alexander, and Brian Ogule are here to help guide you through your journey. IBJJF World Champions Santos Rene Rivera and Mike Melki also teach classes.