At The Lighthouse Academy, we are a team building each other up and healing through martial arts. We were originally founded as solely a personal training/ biomechanics corrective exercise company known as Ace Performance Training in 2013. Ten years later, 2023, we have evolved into a private training facility located in Pasadena, CA.
We strongly believe that iron sharpens iron, and that by healing ourselves we can be a light to others in this sometimes dark world. We offer Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instruction from coaches and professors from all affiliations and academies- and follow a curriculum in order to help you find YOUR Jiu Jitsu. We are here to support you on your martial arts journey. We regularly host guest instructor for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Judo, Wrestling, MMA and more.
Coach Jessica is a Corrective Exercise Specialist with extensive background in biomechanics and of a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt under Tropa De Elite. She offers one on one and group sessions for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and other Martial arts (Judo, Muay Thai, Boxing, Wrestling) for men, women, children, law enforcement, and much more! Out of Lighthouse she also offers rehabilitation services such as LLT, FST, Cupping and gait correction programs as well as pre & post operative programs. Lastly, she offers personal training services at Matador Performance Center – a state of the art private training facility. With a combination of low light laser therapy, NKT, FST, cupping and corrective exercises/ functional patterns- she has over a decade of experience in PT to help you heal to keep you fit, healthy, and on the mats or in the gym.
Wether you are a local who wants to train regularly, a fighter looking to do an altitude camp before a fight, or just someone visiting our beautiful town of Big Bear- we welcome anyone and everyone who conducts themselves with respect , honor, and control into our facility to train. By appointment only as it is located on a private property in a residential area. We look forward to becoming a Mecca of knowledge in the martial arts community where everyone feels safe, welcomed, and valued.