Message for Parents/Guardians

Congratulations on taking the first step to introducing your child to the wonderful world of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ). We believe that BJJ can help your kids in multiple ways.  These include:
1. Self Defense - BJJ provides tools that kids can use in real life situations. Kids are taught techniques that can protect them against aggressors in school and in their community.   
2.  Confidence-  The confidence that kids gain from training in the sport is evident even outside the Dojo.  
3. Fitness and Coordination- BJJ is a very dynamic sport that requires coordination and focus.   
4. Discipline and Respect- In addition to teaching kids BJJ techniques, we also
5. Decision Making- BJJ is a sport that requires focus and quick decision-making. 

Prior to attending the first class, please schedule an introductory session by emailing us at
testudobjj@gmail.com.   In this session we will provide an overview of the class structure and the class rules.  


 





 

Reminder
Please bring the following items during each class.
BJJ Uniform, Water bottle, Notebook, Pen/Pencil

BJJ Gi Recommendations & Guidelines

1. Colors: Blue, White, Black. Please do not purchase the BJJs in any other color.  Note that only Blue, White and Black BJJ Gis are allowed at major competitions.
2. Gi Type:  Please make sure to purchase a proper BJJ Gi and not a Karate/Taekwondo/Aikido Gi.  These uniforms are generally made from thinner fabrics and will easily rip. These will also not be allowed during competitions. 
3. BJJ Gis are available online.  Some recommendations are as follows:
   - Fighters Market
   - Jiu Jitsu Pro Gear




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