First Week Free!
All Levels of Experience Welcome to Come and Train


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu* ~ Muay Thai Kickboxing ~ Self-Defense ~ Kettle Bell Yoga

Why Martial Arts?

Reduce Stress ~ Gain Confidence ~ Be Healthy ~ Cultivate Balance ~ Develop Strength
Learn Real Self-Defense ~ Get Fit ~ Be Happy

Our Purpose

Our mission is to create a safe & positive training experience for adults and kids alike so our students can learn, grow, and achieve any of their martial arts goals. We bring the highest-caliber Martial Arts training to Northern Humboldt.


Group Classes, One-on-one Training, Seminars and Special Events for Adults and Kids.

Our Instructors have a combined experience of over 100 years and are the best
Martial Arts Instructors in Humboldt County.

Family Packages help $ave Money.

Discounts are offered to special groups such as Armed Forces and Civil Servants.

Check out Pricing page for complete list of discounts.

Hours of Operation

Open Monday through Saturday, we offer 30 group classes each week.

First week of training is free! Come check us out!

Our BJJ Program, which includes Gi and NoGi, is directly affiliated with the Carlson Gracie Team in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Our head instructor, Marcello Daflon, is a First-Degree Black Belt from Carlson Gracie Team in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Humboldt Jiu Jitsu Academy
1041 F. St Arcata, CA (707) 822-6278

“Be so strong that nothing can disturb the peace of your mind.”

– Grand Master Carlos Gracie Sr. –


Marcello Daflon

Humboldt Jiu Jitsu is Proud to Feature our Head Instructor
Marcello Daflon


Tim Macias

Justin Gaffney

Justin Gaffney
Black Belt Instructor

Monty Martin

Monty Martin

Jeff Hinton 
Jeff Hinton

Jeff Hinton

Lydia Kenyon

Lydia Kenyon
Junior Instructor

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