Building Resilience through sports & Education


E3 Sports Facility is proud to be a part of the Leonardo Pecanha affiliation. Our competition team competes under the Kronos Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Team in all IBJJF Competitions. 

Prof. Leonardo Pecanha is a 4th-degree black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a 3-time World IBJJF Champion, IBJJF PanAms Champion, and ADCC Super-Fight Champion.

Prof. Vinicius Gimenes teaches the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu adult programs at E3. Vinicius is a 3rd-degree black belt.

World Champion January Elizabeth heads up the Women Mastering Defense -WMD- Programs. January teaches Women Only Jiu-Jitsu classes on Saturdays as well as the monthly FREE Women’s Self-Defense Seminars.


Classes focus on a fun and friendly environment. Warm up with games, races, and challenge courses. Learn and drill new techniques such as armbars and Americanas. Finish up with rolling and incorporating new moves.

Fun, fast-paced obstacle course and games that also teach entry-level jiu-jitsu and yoga! Our age-appropriate programs are geared towards helping youth stay physically active while enjoying a sense of community with their peers.

5-week course on becoming resilient. Students train in self-defense using jiu-jitsu and situational techniques, talk about worries and struggles, and discuss topics ranging from the Golden Rule and self-confidence to today’s relevant issues.

Jiu-jitsu can be enjoyed by any age and fitness level. Jiu-jitsu increases strength and flexibility and is a great cardio workout in a relaxed social environment. Our students receive top-notch instruction from the highest ranking black belt in the midwest: Prof. Vinicius Gimenes.

January Elizabeth, World Champion, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Purple Belt, is hosting self-defense seminars for women and Saturday morning classes open to all affiliations and gyms.

Yoga is a beneficial practice for everyone physically, mentally and spiritually. We welcome all skill levels! Our yoga classes will help you weave peacefulness and spirituality into your daily life.

Membership Fees From E3 Sports Facility Help pay for kids in need.

Customer Reviews...

Fabulous place. Fabulous people. Highly recommend!
Jennifer Wildung
Great family oriented Sports center with excellent instructors!! Great place to learn and grow. Learning self protection, building leadership skills and make new friends. We love E3 Sports ❤️
Dayna Ball-Castro
Very nice people who teach safe and effective skills on the ground.
Andrew Jackson

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your membership helps build confidence and self-esteem.

It may even save a life!

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