Montana Summit Jiu Jitsu seminar in Kalispell, Montana on June 14th-16th

SBG Montana has announced that it will be hosting the Montana Summit Jiu Jitsu seminar in Kalispell, Montana on June 14th-16th. The weekend will kick off Friday night with open mat sessions at the Bigfork, Kalispell and Whitefish gyms. On Saturday and Sunday training sessions will be taught by the head coaches from 5 Montana SBG locations; Coach Gus Nolte from SBG Missoula, Coach Cody Bessette from SBG Bigfork, Coach Daniel DiStefano from SBG Whitefish, Coach Travis Davison from SBG Kalispell and Coach Ricky Davison from SBG Bozeman. There will also be a section for kids taught by Coach Cody Bessette, with the other head coaches assisting and a Ladies-Only section taught by Coaches Stella Davison and Leah Stumpf. A gym social will take place at Black Rifle Coffee on Saturday evening at Black Rifle Coffee in Downtown Kalispell. Members can register for this event at their home gym’s front desk!

Smashing Success At Gorilla Cip XXI

The Gorilla Cup XXI was a record smashing success with more funds raised and participants than ever before. 280 competitors from six Montana SBG locations filled the mats and raised over $18,000 for the Gorilla Booster club. Funds come from event registration, spectator entrance fees, donated baked goods and concession sales and t-shirt sales and the event is run by volunteers.


The Gorilla Cup XXI is 4 DAYS AWAY! There are currently 215 competitors registered so this one is on track to be one of our biggest events ever! If you are planning on competing, please register ASAP. Registration closes on Tuesday, April 30th at midnight. We still need to fill many volunteer spots, specifically Lobby […]

Begin Your Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Adventure at SBG Bozeman

Are you looking to embark on your incredible Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) journey in Bozeman, Montana? Look no further than Straight Blast Gym (SBG) Bozeman, the ultimate destination for BJJ beginners with both our Foundations BJJ Program and our Explorers Kids BJJ Program. At SBG Bozeman, we are dedicated to helping beginners become better BJJ […]

Striking Vs BJJ At SBG Bozeman

SBG Bozeman Classes - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), Self Defense

For quite some time now, discussions in the martial arts world have circulated the idea of striking vs. grappling, and more specifically around Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu vs. Boxing. While both martial arts have been proven to be functional and effective for a plethora of reasons, it can also be difficult to know with which you should […]

The Benefits Of Gi And No Gi Training At SBG Bozeman

Brazilian jiu jitsu practitioners have strong opinions about the Gi versus No Gi debate, and there are compelling arguments on both sides. `Training in the Gi offers collar and sleeve grips that make it easier to control your opponent, and No Gi training challenges students to train without those grips. Both uniforms are valuable to […]

Women’s Self Defense Training At SBG Bozeman

At 52-years-old, Maria Howard is not afraid to learn Brazilian jiu jitsu. She started training jiu jitsu when a friend recommended it. She quickly fell in love with it for the self-defense skills and the confidence she gained from it. As a woman who works as a massage therapist and lives alone, she now carries […]

Is Taekwondo the Best Choice for Your Child?  Kids Martial Arts at SBG Bozeman

Taekwondo is a well-respected martial arts style because it has an emphasis on moral conduct and provides a great workout. Naturally, Taekwondo is one of the first things that come to mind when parents are looking for a kids martial arts program, and they have the right idea. Martial arts provides children with the strength, […]

Muay Thai Classes in Bozeman

Muay Thai is one of many functional martial arts, but when it comes to self-defense for you and your children, nothing compares to that of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  Unlike Muay Thai which is based in punches and kicks, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is based in grappling and helps to develop a background in self-defense not only from standing, […]

Krav Maga Classes in Bozeman

SBG Bozeman Classes - Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ)

Those looking for Krav Maga classes are on the right track.  More so than ever, self-defense is such an important aspect of maintaining one’s health and well being, not to mention the confidence it instils when it comes to how you carry yourself on a day to day basis.  After training self-defense for the past […]