Founder and Chief Instructor - Subculture Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt, Steve Silvers has partnered with Invictus Defense Academy and Invictus Fighting System as the head Jiu Jitsu Instructor.
Steve created Subculture Jiu Jitsu when he moved to the Portland Area after spending many years in the South Los Angeles/ Orange County areas.
Steve has trained and been awarded his jiu jitsu belts by Masters of Jiu Jitsu Rickson Gracie, Marcel Louzado, Adam Watts and Master Ali Saleh. He has also trained with great names in the game such as John Danaher, Eddie Bravo, Richie "Boogyman" Martinez, Gary Tonon, Dean Lister and so many more. Steve has also won the BJJ Worlds TWICE in the Master's Division!
Steve specializes in No Gi Jiu Jitsu and only teaches No Gi at Invictus. His No Rules approach to the system makes him a pioneer in the BJJ Community. Steve believes that BJJ is for everyone and that everyone should train no matter age, "disability" or skill level. Steve is open to anyone wanting to compete, but also wants people who simply want to train.