Subscribe via RSS


Scott Nelson
President : On The Mat

Rafael Lovato Jr. came on the Jiu-Jitsu seen as a young strong competitor and a kid that was eager to learn BJJ. Rafael Lovato Jr.'s passion lead him to the birth place of BJJ, Brazil, where I was lucky to spend a lot of time training with him, but more importantly I got see how good he really was competing against the world's best on foreign soil. Now as a Black Belt he is arguably the best American black belt ever. Rafael Lovato Jr. is not only a great competitor, but he has a special gift many great competitors don’t have, he can teach and coach others to greatness as his schools roster of champions clearly shows.

Children's Classes


Our new Warriors program is exclusively for kids and helps your child build self confidence while developing their physical and mental strength.

Learn more about our martial arts for kids. »

30 Day free trial


When I first walked in the doors of Lovato’s, I intended to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and get in better shape. What I have actually received is so much more. I posses a confidence, comradeship, and pride that can only come from achieving something difficult. This success is the child of the L... read more
Douglas McPheron
High School Teacher