• Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    For 12-year-olds and above

    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

    Often called the world’s most practical and efficient martial art, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an art that teaches the idea that a smarter, weaker person can successfully defend themselves against a larger, stronger opponent by using leverage and proper technique. Students can use this art in Mixed Martial Arts, sport Jiu-Jitsu, self defense, or to just stay in shape. A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu GI is required for this class.

    • Diogo Gomes

      Diogo Gomes

      Head instructor and founder of RCT,  Diogo Gomes is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Fabio “Patela” Prado and has been training since he was 15 years of age. Diogo’s guidance and coaching has helped his students to obtain first place victories in the US Open, Pan Ams, Bay Area Jiu-Jitsu Classic, Jiu-Jitsu by the Sea, and America Cup. He is dedicated to the progress, safety, and improvement of everyone on his team and always welcomes new students.

  • Submission Wrestling (No-Gi)

    For 12-year-olds and above

    Our submission wrestling classes are a form of ground fighting that incorporates Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling, and Judo. Classes are geared towards both beginner and advanced grapplers

    • Diogo Gomes

      Diogo Gomes

      Head instructor and founder of RCT,  Diogo Gomes is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt under Fabio “Patela” Prado and has been training since he was 15 years of age. Diogo’s guidance and coaching has helped his students to obtain first place victories in the US Open, Pan Ams, Bay Area Jiu-Jitsu Classic, Jiu-Jitsu by the Sea, and America Cup. He is dedicated to the progress, safety, and improvement of everyone on his team and always welcomes new students.

    • Alberto Alvarez

      Alberto Alvarez

      Alberto Alvarez is a brown belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu under Diogo Gomes and has been studying martial arts since 2005. As a police officer, Alvarez knows firsthand that BJJ is effective in real life situations credits BJJ as giving him confidence in difficult times.

      Alberto’s approach is simple, anyone can learn BJJ and become an accomplished individual, in the dojo and everyday life.

  • Little Ninjas

    For children ages 4-12.

    Little Ninjas

    Taught by black belt Diogo Gomes, children will learn self-defense, discipline, confidence and social skills in our fast growing Little Ninjas class.
    Kids should join us because we treat our kids like our own. We teach them discipline, respect and we train them for the world outside. We promote discipline and respect between our kids and outside. our kids train hard to be a competitor if desire or just to be able to defend themselves. Rio combat Lil ninjas program is complete with a curriculum that builds the child from the basics up . We offer kids club for the kids while parents are training . We have graduation system with techniques test for belt graduation and curriculum for each belt.

    • Juan Elias

      Juan Elias is a blue belt under Diogo Gomes, who started BJJ in 2012. Juan is an active competitor in the Bay Area tournament circuit with a goal to become a world champion. Elias has competed and medaled in numerous tournaments including JiuJitsu by the Bay, First Torque Tournament Cup, KO Finisher