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10th Planet Pasadena logo and head instructor


1 (626)-708-0771



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10th Planet Pasadena logo and head instructor

Erik "Compella" Cruz

Founder, Head Instructor
3rd Degree 10th Planet Black Belt

  • Address:

    2333 Lake Ave, Altadena, CA 91001

  • Phone:

    Tel: 1 (626)-708-0771

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Frequently asked question

No-gi Jiu-Jitsu is a style of Jiu-Jitsu that is practiced without the traditional gi, or kimono. This style focuses on grappling techniques that don't rely on grabbing clothing and often has a faster pace than gi Jiu-Jitsu.

Absolutely! At 10th Planet Pasadena, we welcome students of all levels. Our instructors are experienced in teaching beginners and will ensure you learn the fundamentals of no-gi jiu-jitsu in a safe and supportive environment.

Yes, we offer classes for children starting from age 4. Our Nano Techs class for ages 4-6 and Kids class for ages 6-12 provide a fun and safe environment for children to learn the basics of jiu-jitsu while building character and discipline.

We offer a free trial so you can experience our classes and see if 10th Planet Pasadena is the right fit for you. Just fill out our contact form and we'll get you set up!

Since we practice no-gi jiu-jitsu, you should wear comfortable workout clothing that you can move freely in. This could be a t-shirt and shorts (preferably with no pockets). No shoes on the mats.