Here is some additional information about our Programs for both children and adults.
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and a self defense system that focuses on grappling and especially ground fighting. The art was derived from the Japanese martial art of Kodokan judo in the early 20th century. It teaches that a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a bigger, stronger assailant by using leverage and proper technique—most notably by applying joint-locks and choke holds to defeat the other person. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be trained for sport grappling tournaments (gi and no-gi), mixed martial arts (MMA) competition, or self defense.
Sport Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu focuses on submissions without the use of strikes while training allows practitioners to practice at full speed and with full power, resembling the effort used in a real competition. Training methods include technique drills in which techniques are practiced against a non-resisting partner; isolation sparring, commonly referred to as positional drilling, where only a certain technique or sets of techniques are used, and full sparring in which each opponent tries to submit their opponent using any legal technique. This system of maneuvering and manipulation can be likened to a form of kinetic chess when utilized by two experienced practitioners. A submission hold is the equivalent of checkmate in the sport, reflecting a disadvantage, which would be extremely difficult to overcome in a fight.
Tuesday & Thursday.................7:00pm-8:30pm
Saturday.....................................11:00am-12:30pm (Open mat for BTT students only.)
Our Junior Division BJJ program provides children the first steps they need towards living a safe, productive and healthy life. It also teaches children about the importance of setting and reaching goals. By starting a child in a specialized martial arts program at a young age, you are guaranteeing the best results during the most critical time of their development. The Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training at Woo Kickboxing Academy will also instill a solid sense of discipline that can provide benefits beyond fitness and self-defense. The Junior Division BJJ program is the perfect tool to enhance your child’s outlook. The lessons learned during their training with us will promote a confidence that will continue with them both on and off the mat. Our anti-bullying system has been reverse engineered to safely and effectively repel any aggressor with truly phenomenal results. If you want to incorporate discipline, determination, leadership, commitment, responsibility, and good sportsmanship in your child while simultaneously giving them the confidence to navigate through life’s waters with ease, then this is the program for you.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is an easy style to learn and is unparalleled in effectiveness in comparison to other more traditional martial-arts styles. Our teaching methodology incorporates skill-oriented techniques and drills that are fun and exciting to children. Through this approach, young students learn effective techniques but also want to stick with the program.
Tuesday & Thursday.................5:00pm-5:50pm