forging the path with jiu jitsu
how the base story began
A brief history
The Base Training Center is the Treasure Valley’s first and only facility dedicated solely to teaching Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ).Founded in 2005 By BJJ Black Belt Mitch Coats as Boise’s premier BJJ learning institute for all levels-from Kids to Advanced Technicians The Base Covers it all.
The head instructor, Mitch Coats, travels regularly to his professor’s academy in Brazil to continue his advancement and ensure he is teaching the latest techniques. To our knowledge, he is the only instructor in the Treasure Valley that has taken the time to return to where Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu originated and stands alone in his dedication and respect for this innovative martial art.
The Base Training Center is the #1 academy for beginners in the Treasure Valley. No matter your age, fitness level, or martial arts experience, you can start today. Our Fundamentals Class starts teaching students battle-tested Brazilian Jiu Jitsu techniques from day one. Whether your ultimate goal is to compete in Jiu Jitsu, develop a killer ground game for MMA, or just get into amazing physical condition, our program will get you there.
meet the founder