Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (B.J.J.)
From the young child looking to gain confidence and coordination, to the mother looking for a great way to stay in shape, to the athlete looking for a new competitive outlet… Martial Art Fitness Academy has a place for everyone in BJJ.
What is BJJ? Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the art of grappling, or ground fighting. It was developed in Brazil in the early 1900’s as a complete self defense system. The style allows the practitioner (student) to defend themselves in any position they may find themselves in, especially on the ground. It has grown tremendously since then, constantly evolving as a martial art.
Modern Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has real world applicability for self-defense, with a huge variety of practical techniques that teach you how to be comfortable defending yourself in virtually any situation.
In addition to the self-defense aspect of the martial art, modern day BJJ has evolved into a popular sport where practitioners can compete against one another to further push themselves to improve.
Training in BJJ at Martial Art Fitness Academy will teach you the skills needed to be comfortable on the ground and give you the knowledge to defend yourself, but there are a huge variety other benefits including but not limited to:
- Improved self-confidence
- Improved self-discipline
- Weight loss
- Increased Athletic ability
- Improved balance and coordination
- Improved Flexibility
- Improved Strength