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Ethos Jiu Jitsu and Martial Arts of Tyler

Ethos Jiu-Jitsu

Great environment for families and people with a competitive edge

Jiu Jitsu

Jiu Jitsu is a martial art based on leverage and skill while working towards a non-violent end to a violent confrontation. Our Jiu Jitsu program at Ethos is rooted in self defense, however, our competitors are very successful in sport jiu jitsu tournaments. Our instructors have the most experience of any Jiu Jitsu staff in East Texas. Come by and try a week of classes for free, whether you’re interested in self defense, bully proofing your children, or becoming a competitive grappler.


Mixed martial arts is the combination of many different styles of fighting to create the ultimate martial artist. Whether a fight happens standing up, in a clinching range, or on the ground, our staff can prepare you for any situation.


Judo, or the gentle way, was developed in 1882 by Jigoro Kano as a martial art rooted in getting people to the ground. Takedowns ranging from throws, trips, and sweeps that can be used in a competitive sport arena or in self defense situations while under attack. Our instruction team, led by Aaron Goodwin, learned Judo under Kim’s Martial Arts in Tyler and continues their rank and promotion through them.

Ethos Jiu Jitsu and Martials Arts of Tyler is an academy built by good people rooted in quality technique and hard work.  Ethos is a greek term used as a part of Aristotle’s three modes of persuasion.  It is described as follows:

ethos – the distinguishing character, sentiment, moral nature, or guiding beliefs of a person, group, or institution.  


About Ethos Jiu Jitsu of Tyler

Ethos is a great martial arts environment for families and people with a competitive edge located in South Tyler. We offer classes in Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Kickboxing, and Judo. Come in and try a free week of training and find out why Ethos is the place to be...

Ethos Jiu Jitsu and Martial Arts of Tyler 4703 D.C. Dr, #105, Tyler, TX 75703