About Us

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The goal of BishopBjj.com has always been to expand and empower the jiu jitsu community with knowledge and data. We want to emphasize the science and art of jiu jitsu in fun and exciting ways.

While the site includes our namesake and is a resource for individuals seeking more information about Tyler and Jena and their contributions and involvement in jiu jitsu, this site has served as a resource for BJJ competition research and data collection for the last decade. In fact, we were the first ones to post breakdown videos of individual players games on YouTube (something that has become very popular since).

We want to highlight what makes jiu jitsu so calculated, but also what makes it so much fun. Our vision is that the studies, videos, and material we produce will ultimately go towards the collective benefit of the field (everyone who visits).

Tyler and Jena Bishop are black belts and instructors at Alliance in San Diego, CA. Tyler and Jena Bishop received their black belts from JW Wright in St. Louis, MO under the Gracie Humaita association (where Tyler and Jena served as instructors for nearly a decade). Jena received her black belt in July of 2013, and Tyler received his in July of 2014.

“Jiu Jitsu is more than just a sport, it’s our ministry. Jiu Jitsu is how we feel that we can impact the world in a righteous and uplifting way. We want to be the best competitors in the world, but also wish to use jiu jitsu as a tool to positively affect the lives of others. We want to share, teach, utilize, and practice the best jiu jitsu in the world with the best people in the world- that is our mission.”

Jena Bishop is an 8x Pan and 10x World medalist, and 2017 Black Belt IBJJF No Gi World Champion and Brown Belt 2013 Jiu Jitsu Gi World Champion. She was also the Master World champion in 2017 – winning both her weight and the absolute without a single point scored against her.

Tyler Bishop is a former amateur MMA champion and holds multiple IBJJF and superfight jiu jitsu titles. He is also the on-air broadcaster for all major jiu jitsu events across the globe; including The Jiu Jitsu World Championships. Tyler is also a marketing executive for the world’s leading provider of artificial intelligence for digital publishers.

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