Our Philosophy

“Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.”

– Bruce Lee                              

WHO WE ARE

Founded in 1997, Bindner Academy is a professional, full time martial arts training and coaching community, led by it’s founder Derek Bindner. Serving as the longest running Jiu-jitsu school in the region, and the world headquarters for Fusion Jiu-jitsu, we are people of value that add value to others, who multiply value to the world. We are your accountability partner.

WHAT WE DO

Bindner Academy optimizes training time for maximum results, so you can enjoy other worthwhile purposes. We prepare individuals for life by inspiring, empowering, educating and equipping them with tools and strategies for navigating fear, adversity, and conflict with sophistication. Everything we do is designed to build confidence, courage, and clarity. We challenge individuals to rise above the status quo and be their best, every day.

HOW WE DO IT

We deliver the highest level of professional Jiu-jitsu instruction through private lessons and group classes, presentations, and seminars, both online, and in-person, during the daytime, evening, and weekend, anywhere around the world.

WHY WE DO IT

We believe in people and we value time, effort and progress. We see a better future in the martial arts industry, and believe that the only way to get there is to create it.

OUR SUCCESS

Since 1997, our success and significance comes from the power of innovation, inspiration and invitation, word of mouth, and the culture of excellence that we value and up-hold. Our community is our treasure.

OUR PASSION, PURPOSE, and MISSION

To elevate individuals by teaching them how to preserve, protect and strengthen their minds, bodies and spirits for optimal living through Fusion Jiu-jitsu.

OUR VISION

A world-wide, quality-driven, self-preservation training program for all ages, featuring Fusion Jiu-jitsu in the leading role.

 

We believe passionately in the power of Fusion Jiu-jitsu to elevate thinking, transform lives, and ultimately the world.

Martial arts training is very powerful and life changing when the philosophy and the teacher align with the students’ values, goals, and expectations.

OUR BELIEF

When an individual feels strong, confident and prepared, life opens the doors to greater opportunities, and anything becomes possible.

 

"You just can't beat the person who never gives up." 

-Babe Ruth

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Bindner Academy...Inspiring Confidence, Courage and Clarity.