Rob Gale's Small Circle Jujitsu Academy

Sensei Rob Gale travels the world teaching Mixed Martial Arts (Jujitsu, Judo, Kickboxing, Wrestling, and more), plus massage (Thai and Shiatsu). He started his first Judo/Jujitsu school in Connecticut in the 1970s. He moved to California in 1989 to train with Great Grandmaster Wally Jay and many other masters. He started his Small Circle Jujitsu Academy in Alameda and San Mateo, California and now teach in many locations around the USA (Arizona, California, Oregon, Florida) and Internationally with students around the globe. He travels extensively teaching and spreading the arts. Sensei Gale travels between the following locations and teaches 

Academy Locations

Peninsula Small Circle Jujitsu (San Mateo, California USA)

Los Gatos Small Circle Jujitsu (Los Gatos, California USA)

Arizona Small Circle Jujitsu (Pheonix, Arizona USA)

Kuwait Small Circle Jujitsu (Kuwait City, Kuwait) (dojo in development)

Lviv Small Circle Jujitsu (Lviv, Ukraine) (dojo in development)

Toronto Small Circle Jujitsu (Toronto, Canada) (dojo in development)

Peninsula Small Circle Jujitsu Academy

1200 West Hillsdale Blvd., San Mateo, California  94403  USA
Phone: 510-914-7228


NOTE: Regular classes are on hold due to extensive travel, 
but Private lessons are available (see below)

  Mondays 8:00pm-9:30pm - Adults Class
Wednesdays 8:00pm-9:30pm - Adults Class

Wednesdays 7:20pm-7:50pm - Kids Class

Private Lessons

Individual and Group Private lessons are available
online (via,
or at any Academy location,
or can be arranged anywhere (your home, office, dojo, etc.)

“Practical Street defense”

·      Small Circle Jujitsu™

·        Combat Jujutsu

·        Kodenkan Jujitsu

·        Kodokan Judo

·        Pressure Points

·        Kickboxing and a mix of other arts

Taught by
Sensei Robert Gale
a direct student of Professor Wally Jay
and one of his first certified instructors of Small Circle Jujitsu

8th Degree Black Belt (and Grandmaster) in Combat Jujutsu
7th Degree Black Belt in Dave Castoldi Street Jujitsu
6th Degree Black Belt in Kodenkan Danzan Ryu Jujitsu
5th Degree Black Belt (Master) in Small Circle Jujitsu

5th Degree Black Belt in American Combat Jujitsu  
4th Degree Black Belt in Kodokan Judo

Certified Sports Jujitsu Referee
Certified Combat Jujutsu International Referee
Council Member and Vice President for Combat Jujutsu International Federation
Former President of Combat Jujutsu International Federation PanAmerica 
Former Ca
lifornia Regional Director for US Police Defense Tactics Association


“A new way to get in shape!”


Shiatsu/Thai Massage

Kuwait Small Circle Jujitsu

(Kuwait City, Kuwait)

(2 schools training to become Small Circle Jujitsu dojos under Master Robert Gale)

Members in training:

Lviv Small Circle Jujitsu

(Lviv, Ukraine)

(school is training to become a Small Circle Jujitsu dojo under Master Robert Gale)

Members in training:

Toronto Small Circle Jujitsu

(Toronto, Canada)

(school is training to become a Small Circle Jujitsu dojo under Master Robert Gale)

Members in training: