Head Instructor

Ryan Clark
All Disciplines

  • Certifications
  • 3rd degree Black Belt under Wellington “Megaton” Dias and is registered under the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation.
  • Full Instructor under Arjarn Chai and the World Thai Boxing Association (WTBA).
  • Senior Associate Instructor in Filipino Martial Arts (FMA) and Jeet Kune Do (JKD) under Guro Dan Inosanto.Senior Instructor in JKD and FMA under Sifu Paul Vunak.
  • Accomplishments
  • One of the first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioners in the state of Oregon and one of the first to open a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu school.
  • Helped 2 fighters fight for Bellator, one of which is 155 lb. belt holder, the other is contender for 145 lb. belt.
  • Former student ranked in the top 5 in the 155lb. division in the UFC
  • Many students have won World Jiu Jitsu titles
  • Promoted 10 students to Black Belt in Jiu Jitsu
  • Competes and places in IBJJF Tournaments
  • Muay Thai students actively Fighting in the U.S. and Thailand
  • Teaches International Seminars
  • Started the Jeet Kune Do & Filipino Martial Arts Program at the University of Oregon (1995), which still in exists today.
  • Started the Jiu Jitsu program at Portland State University (2000) which still in exists today.
  • Stared in several Martial Arts training videos
  • Actively works with a non profit organization called Guardian Group to help fight Human Trafficking of minors
  • Personal History
  • Ryan Clark has been studying martial arts since the age of 15. His training and teaching has taken him to: Japan, Brazil, Thailand, Australia, Canada and numerous U.S. cities.
  • Previously he co-owned Northwest Martial Arts in Eugene, Oregon from 2001 to 2013. Moving to Bend, Oregon in 2013, he started Clark’s University of Martial Arts.
  • Ryan has a wife named Stormy and two daughters; Sydney and Taylor. They enjoy getting outside and enjoying everything that central Oregon has to offer.

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