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JIMMY THOMPSON

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Meet The Professor

Professor Jimmy Thompson began his journey into Jiu Jitsu in 1997 at the Seattle School of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu while attending The University of Washington. He successfully competed in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournaments throughout the late 90’s and early 2000’s as a white belt and blue belt. In 1998, he entered into the arena of MMA but in 2006, due to injuries, he exited sport. He has a professional record of 6 – 2.

Upon retirement he founded Tacoma Mixed Martial Arts  (aka. T – Town MMA / Checkmat Tacoma) in Tacoma, WA, which currently has the longest running Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program in Tacoma, WA (12+ years and running). In 2017, he returned to the competition mats as a Black Belt. He currently oversees 2 other BJJ programs that include Gig Harbor MMA and our community project at Quincy BJJ –  collectively known as the Narrows Fight Team, a division of Checkmat Jiu Jitsu.

[ Belt Bio ]

  • 2016 | Awarded 1st degree Black Belt via Professor Leandro Vieira (Checkmat)

Professor Jimmy Thompson | Lineage

  • Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Leandro Vieira [Vieira Bros] > Jimmy Thompson

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TRAINING SHEDULE

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Kickboxing17:00 - 18:00
BJJ Open Mat16:00 - 17:20
BJJ Training11:00 - 12:00
Personal Training10:00 - 11:00BOOK NOW
Personal Training10:00 - 11:00BOOK NOW
Women’s BJJ10:30 - 12:00
BJJ Training
Basics
18:00 - 19:00
KIDS & TEENS BJJ17:30 - 18:30
Kickboxing17:00 - 18:00
Personal Training11:00 - 12:00BOOK NOW
Kickboxing17:00 - 18:00
KIDS & TEENS BJJ12:00 - 13:00
BJJ Open Mat
Basics
19:00 - 20:00
No-Gi/BJJ18:30 - 20:00
BJJ Basics18:00 - 19:00
BJJ Open Mat16:00 - 17:20
BJJ Training18:00 - 19:00
BJJ Open Mat13:00 - 14:00
BJJ Training19:00 - 20:00
KIDS & TEENS BJJ17:30 - 18:30
BJJ Open Mat19:00 - 20:00
No-Gi/BJJ18:30 - 20:00

Monday

Kickboxing
17:00 - 18:00
BJJ Training
18:00 - 19:00
BJJ Open Mat
19:00 - 20:00

Tuesday

BJJ Open Mat
16:00 - 17:20
KIDS & TEENS BJJ
17:30 - 18:30
No-Gi/BJJ
18:30 - 20:00

Wednesday

BJJ Training
11:00 - 12:00
Kickboxing
17:00 - 18:00
BJJ Basics
18:00 - 19:00
BJJ Training
19:00 - 20:00

Thursday

Personal Training
BOOK NOW
10:00 - 11:00
Personal Training
BOOK NOW
11:00 - 12:00
BJJ Open Mat
16:00 - 17:20
KIDS & TEENS BJJ
17:30 - 18:30
No-Gi/BJJ
18:30 - 20:00

Friday

Personal Training
BOOK NOW
10:00 - 11:00
Kickboxing
17:00 - 18:00
BJJ Training
18:00 - 19:00
BJJ Open Mat
19:00 - 20:00

Saturday

Women’s BJJ
10:30 - 12:00
KIDS & TEENS BJJ
12:00 - 13:00
BJJ Open Mat
13:00 - 14:00

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