Why Train at Our Academy?
We provide those with busy lifestyles an opportunity to learn authentic Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) in Boise, Idaho at an academy that is associated with the highest organization in BJJ, the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF). Your entire experience at Abide will be unique from other studios.
Our environment is welcoming to all levels of practitioners, and lessons are structured and paced to keep you engaged. That means the energy is high, and we choose quality over quantity.
Beginners and those looking to return to BJJ will be put through a specific on-boarding program when they attend regular gi classes. This will consist of drilling proper movements, positions, and submissions. This provides the opportunity to learn and refine basic movements and condition your body for more aggressive rolling (sparring). Safety is our priority!
Adult classes available. Call or message us at 208-918-2637 to get started!
Brad is extremely knowledgeable in the art, sport, and history of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He makes each class easy to understand and very rewarding. Great location on Idaho St in Downtown Boise, you've got to try it out!
Loved rolling at Abide Jiu Jitsu!! Brad has created a great environment to train and learn. His technical understanding of the sport is spot on and he is always available for questions about the instruction. Cannot wait to train with them again!!
We love Brad as an instructor. He is very kind and effective with the kids. We tried several gyms before deciding on Abide and it was an easy choice. Now my kids love Jiu Jitsu.
Head Instructor Brad Mckinney
Brad is a black belt under Professor Alexandre (Gigi) Paiva of the powerhouse team, Alliance Jiu Jitsu. He is currently a certified black belt through the highest organization in BJJ, The International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation (IBJJF).
He began his BJJ journey in 2008 when he started training at an Alliance Jiu Jitsu affiliate in Boise, Idaho with Mitch Coats (The Base Jiu Jitsu Founder).
Brad competed often at the lower rankings and has multiple placing finishes in the IBJJF, Grappler's Quest, and North American Grappling Association (NAGA), respectively.