Sean Duffy / Coach
Classes: Jiu Jitsu
Sean was introduced to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in 2001 while watching the movie “Choke,” a documentary about Rickson Gracie. He signed up the following term in 2002 for a Jiu Jitsu class at the University of Oregon. Seven weeks after starting training he competed in his first tournament and was officially hooked. In 2003, after graduating from Univeristy of Oregon, he moved back to Portland and began training full time with Impact Jiu Jitsu.
After many years on the mat and in competitions across the west coast, Sean started coaching no-gi and MMA in 2008 upon graduating from Impact’s Coaching University. What began at the Impact Beaverton facility now continues at Industrial Strength, where he coaches the Jiu Jitsu Foundations course.
Sean’s goal is to create that same spark and love for Jiu Jitsu in others that brought him here today. It starts with an ability to be curious about fighting and applying lessons learned in Jiu Jitsu to all aspects of your life. His technical focus is on defense and survival, followed by a good dose of humor and reality in techniques taught.
Experience and Credentials
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – brown belt
Devastating wrist locks