Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and a self defense system that emphasizes taking the fight to the ground (i.e. ground fighting) by applying throws, chokeholds and joint manipulations on an opponent to defeat the opponent. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu promotes the concept that a smaller person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using proper technique and the principles of leverage. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is practised by utilizing the traditional uniform called the Gi..
No-Gi grappling is basically Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu without the use of the Gi. In No-Gi grappling, practitioners wear rash guards and sport shorts. Generally the pace is faster and the same elements of throws, chokeholds and joint manipulations on an opponent are present.
This once a week class is open exclusively for our female members to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. A ladies only class may be more inviting and will put a beginner more at ease especially if she has no prior experience in sports or martial arts. This class focuses on fitness and technique, with self-defense applications.
This is our once a week class for our younger members (aged between 5 to 13). This class covers the beginner adult class curriculum in a more fun and kid friendly environment. The kids will learn teamwork and develop individual self-esteem and self-discipline while learning to respect themselves and others.