Villains Jiu-Jitsu

Welcome to Villains Jiu Jitsu! We have a mix of gi and nogi (submission grappling) classes and feature a beautiful industrial designed theme. Located in downtown Los Angeles, California in the Lincoln Heights neighborhood, we feature over 2,000 sf of mats in a beautiful and clean 4,000 sf facility. Stop by and try a class for free - we would love to have you join the team!

(323) 539-8485
351 South Avenue 17
Los Angeles, CA, 90031



Name: Nathan Drona
Belt: Black Belt
Bio: Nathan is a black belt under Demian Maia. He previously trained at Alliance Hawaii, Marcelo Garcia NYC, 10th Planet Los Angeles, and Renzo Gracie NYC. In 2014, Nathan won the gold medal at the nogi world championships as a brown belt under the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation. Other notable finishes were a gold medal in the US Open Advanced Division in 2009 and a silver medal in the US BJJ championships in 2010. 



Name: Jason Eisner
Belt: Black Belt
Bio: Jason is a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu under Demian Maia, and has has been training for over 14 years. He previously trained at Alliance with Cobrinha in LA, where he also taught the nogi classes, as well as with Rickson Gracie, Renzo Gracie, John Danaher, and Eddie Bravo where he also taught at the LA headquarters and was the head instructor at the Burbank affiliate. He has been an active JJ competitor with a bronze in the IBJJF Pan Ams as a brown belt in 2017, and gold medals in Naga Las Vegas (Expert Division 2012) and Grapplers Quest Orange County (Advanced Division 2011).