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Gordon Kimura

In 2008, Gordon was promoted to Purple Belt after a year of training in Tokyo.

Gordon competed across Japan during his military tour in Asia. Gordon founded the Uprising Jiu Jitsu Academy on Yokota Air Base in 2010, where he was the head instructor for the kid and adult program. In 2011, Gordon moved back to the U.S. in Seattle to fulfill his military commitment at Joint Base Lewis-McChord. It was here where Gordon became motivated, developed his own unique game, and gained a strong desire to compete. Between 2011-2013, he competed up and down the west coast winning gold in California, Oregon,Washington, and Canada.

In 2014, Gordon was promoted to Brown Belt, and moved to Tucson, Arizona.

In the summer of 2016, Inverse was born, Gordon received his Black Belt, later that year from Professor David Reilly. Gordon is an active Black Belt competitor on the IBJJF circuit and F2W Promotion. Jiu Jitsu has been a way of life for Gordon and has become the center for his life’s philosophy.

  • Albino and Preto
  • Choke Aloha
  • Washington State Champion/Purple
  • Vancouver B.C. Open Champion/Purple
  • Oregon Open Champion/Purple
  • Five Grappling Oregon Champion/Purple
  • IBJJF World Master Champion/Purple/M1
  • Competed in IBJJF NOGI World Champion/Brown/M1
  • IBJJF Pan Bronze/Brown/M1
  • Competed in IBJJF American National Champion/Black/M1
  • IBJJF Seattle International Open Silver/Black
  • Competed in IBJJF World Master Bronze/Black/M2
  • IBJJF NOGI World Bronze/Black/M2
  • 3 F2W Superfight wins/2 FOTN honors

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