Exciting Martial Arts Training For All Ages

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Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu

A Fun Place For Students Of All Ages To Grow Together!

Our Expert Team

Our team in Johnston is committed to your success and we prove that each and every day with individualized attention and constant feedback in your journey.

Our Core Values

We value the role Martial Arts plays in our own lives and we are working hard to make it accessible to men, women, children of all ages and backgrounds through exciting, inviting classes.

Our Mission

Our goal is to show you from day one that training in the Martial Arts goes way beyond just self-defense and physical tools. You'll walk away with a more well-rounded approach to life.

Our Promise

We promise to provide you with an unbelievable experience every time you walk through our doors. We aim to make you comfortable and keep you motivated through every single class.

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Kids Martial Arts

Give your child a chance to learn and grow with our Kids Martial Arts Classes in Johnston. We're helping students of all ages and experience levels build confidence and respect.

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Adult Martial Arts

Learn the ins and outs of Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and treat yourself to a great workout today with our Adult Martial Arts Classes in Johnston. Men and women of all abilities are invited to join!

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Jiu Jitsu

Our Jiu Jitsu training in Johnston is truly comprehensive, offering students of all ages and experience levels the chance to learn and grow with physical, mental, and social training.

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A Well-Rounded Approach To Martial Arts Training

At Rising Sun Jiu Jitsu, You Can Build Your Mind, Body, And Soul All At Once

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Confidence & Self-Esteem

Whether you're a young child trying out the Martial Arts for the first time or you're an adult looking for a new training program, there's nothing more valuable than building confidence through accomplishment and that's what our training offers you today.

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Discipline & Self-Control

Martial Arts training is built around these two core values and we hope to share them with students of all ages. Through your training, you'll be asked to push yourself physically and mentally, but you'll get no greater value than the skills of discipline and self-control.

Self-Defense in Johnston - Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu


While we never advocate violence as an answer to any situation, we do hope to equip you with a core set of self-defense skills that can keep you safe in a real-world situation. Whether it's a bully or a criminal, you'll be ready to defend yourself at a moment's notice.

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New Friends & Mentors

We operate as a family here at Rising Sun Jiu Jitsu and we can't wait for you to join. Not only will you enjoy the support of our staff and trained professionals, you'll also walk away with a community of new friends who value your success.


What People Are Saying

Still need convincing? Check out what people are saying about us.

Suong Huynh

When my son started Rising Sun just under a year ago, we had no expectations of it. As I recall, the reason why we joined was my then 3-year old associated martial arts with being a ninja, and ninja, he wanted to become, so ninja he shall be. Aside from self-defense techniques, this place also ....

Carlos Pinto

My son Jaden started this week he loves the class. Very affordable 👍👍👍 ....

Nicole Bradford

My daughter started about 6 months ago she absolutely loves it!!! The instructors are so wonderful with the kids. They learn respect, loyalty, honesty while having fun at the same time I can't say enough about it and would recommend them to anyone who is interested! ....

Fence RI USA

I visited many other martial arts schools to sign up my two daughters (6yo and 9yo). Many were very drill Sargent military oriented and some were just crazy expensive!! When I finally visited Rising Sun was greeted by the owner Dean), he was very friendly, down to earth and extremely with my shy ....

Melina Bennett Simmons

My son has been part of the Rising Sun family for almost 2 years now. Sensei Dean and Sensei Osko are great with the kids and I love the fact that they teach the kids how to defend themselves, not how to fight. My son, Robert, always looks forward going to class and thrives to be the best that he ....

Enna Rose

We love Rising Sun! My son started at age 5, now is 6 and has learned a lot of self-discipline, respect and made some great friendships through taking class here! Sensei Dean is amazing with the kids and they genuinely love him! Sensei Osko is awesome and is always smiling!.. I'm so glad we ....

The Best Jiu Jitsu Training For All Ages And Experience Levels

We pride ourselves on providing Johnston with the best Jiu Jitsu classes in town and we make our Kids programming a priority. Whether your child has taken Martial Arts Classes for years or they're interested in trying it out for the very first time, we're excited to show you just have exciting and beneficial Rising Sun Jiu Jitsu can be.

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