PANAMERICAN JIU-JITSU FEDERATION (PJJF) is the Pan Am Continental Governing Body for Jiu-Jitsu with World Jiu-Jitsu (WJJ), Martial Arts International Federation (MAIF) and Supports the World Ju-Jitsu Federation - World Ju-Jitsu Kobudo Organization (WJJF-WJJKO) which was established in 1976 and has over 35,000 Registered Black Belts and over 250,000 Members Worldwide.. PJJF Stands with the Mission of The Association For International Sport For All (TAFISA). TAFISA is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC)..
Our History - Panamerican Jiu-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) was established in 1999. Over the past 19 plus years, PJJF has provided multiple continental training and certification programs for traditional focused Jiu-Jitsuka as well as competition training & events at the regional, continental and international level for sport focused jiu-jitsuka.
Who Are We - Panamerican Jiu-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) is the PAN Am Continental Governing Body for Jiu-Jitsu with the Martial Arts International Federation (MAIF) and World Jiu-Jitsu (WJJ). PJJF is an All-Inclusive Continental Organization for All Styles or Systems of the Ancient "JJ" Art. PJJF is a Non-Profit Organization. PJJF Supports The Association For International Sport For All (TAFISA) which is recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The PJJF is more than a Continental Governing Body, PJJF is working in cooperation with many systems and styles of the Ancient "JJ" Art (in its many spellings) with the primary focus of preserving the Art of Jiu-Jitsu and encouraging mutual cooperation and respect. Traditional and Sport Minded Persons alike are Welcome to Unite under the PJJF Banner to ensure that Jiu-Jitsu remains strong and focused as a disciplined art for self-defense and exceptional self-improvement. PJJF's Yudanshakai (Systems & Black Belt List).
Our Mission - The Mission of the Panamerican Jiu-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) is to unify American Ju-Jitsuka with a foundation of mutual respect for all styles or systems of Ju-Jitsu and to provide services and guidance to foster Technical Excellence, Fellowship and Human Character Development. As the PAN AM Governing Body for Ju-Jitsu, Panamerican Jiu-Jitsu Federation selects, prepares and sends the Official USA TEAMS to Continental, International & World Level Competitions.
Our Vision - Panamerican Jiu-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) is a world-class organization comprised of highly skilled and dedicated Jiu-Jitsuka rich in tradition of excellence. We will provide our members unparalleled opportunities for personal growth, development and pride. We will always strive to exceed the expectations of our members, the World Ju-Jitsu Federation and the Martial Arts Community.
Our Values - Panamerican Jiu-Jitsu Federation (PJJF) is committed to effective communication and continuous improvement to foster technical excellence, an environment of trust & teamwork which promotes personal & organizational growth and the achievement of clearly prioritized goals.