As many Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners will agree, few activities in life engage our faculties quite like being on the mat. We must mentally focus, we must physically endure, we learn to extend ourselves, and often we must even submit. On the mat we discover, much like in life, that its not the easy tasks which develop us but the difficult ones. It is through hard training that we aim to inoculate ourselves from weaknesses, insecurities, and hubris. We also manage to have a pretty fun time in doing it.
The BJJ Fundamentals class has the primary objective of providing students with the skills to be able to execute basic submissions, sweeps, escapes, and take downs. Through various movement-based drills, it also aims to enhance the student's cardiovascular endurance, functional strength, balance, and coordination.
In the Intermediate/Advanced class, students are taught more advanced skills and techniques. Each class is focused on helping the students find and develop their own "game."
Kids BJJ Fundamentals
The primary objective of the Kids BJJ Fundamentals class is to to instill the love of BJJ in each child. The content of the class is the same as the BJJ Fundamentals class. The class uses a combination of games, drills, demonstrations and sparring when teaching the various techniques .
In this class, we aim to help the students find their "superpower," the technique and strategy that fully utilizes each child's strength. We also emphasize on the importance of team work and being a good partner.
The class for the younger kids (5-8 years old) are held on Saturdays at 9:15 am, while the class for the older kids (9-12 years old) are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:30 pm and Saturdays at 10:00 am.
Women’s BJJ Fundamentals
The Women's BJJ Fundamentals class follows the same curriculum as the BJJ Fundamentals class.
In this class, we also provide special emphasis on escaping from "bad"/ bottom positions. Through various situational drills, it aims to provide the students with positional awareness that allows them to quickly adjust their position and ultimately use the transition as an opportunity to set-up attacks and submissions. Although the class focuses on the "sport" aspect of BJJ, the technique, skill and mindset gained in the class can be used in situations requiring self-defense.
This class gives women the opportunity to enter the wonderful world of BJJ in a non competition-centered environment. It is an excellent option for women who are looking for a new and exciting workout and those who are trying to get back into shape.
For the full-BJJ experience, students are also encouraged to join the regular BJJ classes.