Our Mission

We provide combat veterans coping with military connected disabilities a long term means to overcome their challenges through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and fitness training.


Our Values

to our country, to creating a better life for our veterans and their families, our team, and accomplishing our mission by providing training and support.

through integrity, discipline, personal accountability, mental and physical development, improved coordination, flexibility, adaptability, confidence, patience, and selfless service.

and expand our reach with the help of our volunteers, our sponsors, and approved training facilities to stay relevant and effective for the long term.


We exist to improve the lives of mentally and physically

disabled combat veterans.

The coaching staff and members of We Defy Foundation are comprised of both military and non-military personnel. We understand how important it is to take care of our returning combat veterans. We are committed to giving them the tools they need to combat life’s challenges.


There are multiple ways to get involved with

the We Defy Foundation.


Become a Sponsor

Whether a one-time gift or a monthly donation, every penny counts! Your money goes directly to dedicated veteran athletes to help them get the training they need. Donate now.

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Would your Jiu Jitsu school be interested in helping disabled combat veterans? Those applying to be an approved training facility must meet certain criteria.

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BECOME A partneR

Do you represent a corporation or small business interested in partnering with us to help improve the lives of our veterans? We’d love to speak with you.

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