Brazilian Jiu Jitsu differs from "traditional" martial arts such as karate and kung fu, in two major ways. The first difference is that "traditional" martial arts primarily focus on striking with the feet and hands. While Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a grappling art, similar to wrestling, that employs throws, and submission holds such as chokes and joint locks. The other difference is effectiveness. Because of the martial arts use of leverage and technique Brazilian Jiu Jitsu enables smaller practitioners to best much larger opponents. As proven by the Gracie Family, the creators of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the most effective martial art for self defense. er to this item.
Yes. Our instructors offer private lessons to all levels of practitioners. Whether you are a beginner looking to improve your fundamentals or a high level competitor looking to gain an edge and increase your technique, we are here to help.
If this is your first class, or you are waiting for a GI, you can wear workout clothes. If you need a GI to loan while you are waiting for one, let us know and we can provide you one. We do ask that you wear a rash guard under your GI.