Framework BJJ is Capitol Hill Seattle’s premier instructional source for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Gracie Self Defense, & No-Gi Grappling for men, women, and children.

*Absolute Beginners are welcome!*

Head Instructor

Drew Vogel began his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training in 2003 under two of the Gracie Family’s highest ranking Black Belts in the US – Professors Phil & Ricardo Migliarese. Since then Drew has earned his 1st Degree Black Belt and graduated from the Balance Studios Instructors Program prior to opening Framework BJJ. Although he has competed successfully in multiple BJJ and grappling tournaments, Drew’s true passion lies in bringing absolute beginners into the lifestyle of Jiu Jitsu with safety, encouragement and patience. Drew also holds a Black Belt in Shotokan Karate and a Brown Belt in Judo.

Our school is an Official Affiliate of Balance Studios 

(We share a space w/ Emerald City Aikido)

Our Lineage:

Helio Gracie>Relson Gracie>Phil Migliarese>Us

It is our belief that the true power of Jiu Jitsu lies in it’s ability to improve the lives of all who study regardless of age, level, or background

Start your training today!




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New Striking class!

By popular demand we’ve added a Basics of Striking Class to our weekly schedule on Fridays from 6:30-7:45pm. This class will cover the Basics of Boxing & Kickboxing including Distance Management, Footwork, Striking mechanics, Conditioning and more. There is no experience necessary to attend and the only equipment needed are Boxing Gloves and regular gym … Continue reading New Striking class!

New Friday Gi Class!

Starting tomorrow evening (6/1/18) we’ll be adding a new Gi class to our weekly schedule. We’ll now have Gi class every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:45pm for the Intermediate/Advanced students. We’ll still be holding No-Gi from 6:30-7:45 as well so please bring Gi and No-Gi attire on those days. Come end your week right … Continue reading New Friday Gi Class!

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