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Why Choose Brazilian Jiu Jitsu For Your Child?

Posted: March 26, 2018

There are many sports to consider getting your child involved in, but have you thought about Brazilian jiu jitsu? Jiu jitsu is a martial art that focuses on ground fighting, and is based on the idea that a seemingly weaker person can defend themselves by using leverage and different holds. Jiu jitsu is a great form of exercise, and teaches kids many other great life lessons. Brazilian Jiu jitsu offers many benefits, and is a great sport to consider enrolling your child in.


Obviously, jiu jitsu is a great form of physical exercise, and it is important to get your child interested in staying fit from an early age. Jiu jitsu will keep your child moving through warm-ups, practicing moves and sparring. More than just exercise, jiu jitsu can help your child gain more control and balance. The skills learned in jiu jitsu can be carried over into other sports your child may play, and can help them achieve overall health and fitness.

Belt Lineage

Posted: March 21, 2018

Lineage: Mitsuyo Maeda > Carlos Gracie > Helio Gracie > Rolls Gracie > Romero Cavalcanti > Alexandre Paiva > Fernando Augusto “Tereré” > André Galvão > Kevin Scott

Kevin Scott – Head Instructor  •  Max Mangabat – Assistant Instructor  •  Omar Rodriguez – Assistant Instructor

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