The Bear's Den


Where it all started

We are Taichung’s premier martial arts academy, and proud to be the FIRST professionally instructed MMA academy in Taichung founded in 2017. Our instructors actively compete in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, grappling, striking and MMA.

Classes for All Levels

Adult classes are instructed by coach Demitri Telfair (Black belt under Professor Makoto Ogasawara & Pro MMA fighter), and Daniel O’Rourke (3 stripe BJJ Purple belt & MMA fighter). All kid’s classes are instructed by Daniel O’Rourke, Demitri Telfair and assistant coach Sofia Soo. We currently have classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Muay Thai, Submission Grappling, Wrestling, Strength and Conditioning, and Teens, Kids BJJ classes and Yoga.

Courtesy, Courage, Confidence, Challenge Yourself with a Champion's Mindset

Let’s Train!

Whether you’re interested in fitness, self-defense, competition or just meeting some new people, The Bear’s Den BJJ & MMA has something to offer you every day of the week. All classes are instructed in both English and Chinese. Come on in and try two trial classes.


We can answer your questions in English or Chinese.

The Bear’s Den BJJ and MMA 熊派巴西柔術及MMA學院

B1-C, No. 447, Section 3, Wenxin Rd, Beitun District, Taichung City, 406


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    Working hours

    Monday – Friday:
    07:00 – 21:00

    07:00 – 16:00

    Sunday Closed

    Our socials