Kids Jiu Jitsu (ages 5+)

Overview

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting as a self defense. Jiu-Jitsu has recently become more popular and is noted to be one of the fastest growing MMA sports in the United States. The concept of BJJ is that smaller people who are not as strong can defend themselves against a larger, stronger opponent. Through the use of skillful leveraging techniques and effective groundwork, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu martial artists are able to manipulate, subdue, and control their opponent.

History of Jiu Jitsu

Overview

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting as a self defense. Jiu-Jitsu has recently become more popular and is noted to be one of the fastest growing MMA sports in the United States. The concept of BJJ is that smaller people who are not as strong can defend themselves against a larger, stronger opponent. Through the use of skillful leveraging techniques and effective groundwork, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu martial artists are able to manipulate, subdue, and control their opponent.

Students will play games and learn techniques that improve motor skills, flexibility, strength, and self-defense. Students that learn techniques and how to defend themselves naturally become more confident. Students are given opportunities to grow and learn how and when to use Jiu Jitsu. They develop respect for the sport, their instructors, and their peers through the structure and support provided in each class. Students also build strong relationships with students of other ages, through being a good training partner, developing acceptance and being encouraged and encouraging others.

Self Defense

BJJ at Elite Martial Arts & Fitness in Castle Rock puts you in an atmosphere where you can succeed with any sized opponent, gain self-esteem and confidence in your skills, and learn to never give up and raise your endurance. We will give you the skills you need to feel confident in redirection and assertiveness in any threatening situation. Our members at Elite Martial Arts & Fitness are taught how to assess and de-escalate situations without needing to physically use their skills.

Kids Jiu Jitsu is a healthy way to stay active, build confidence, develop respect for themselves and relationships others. Classes are exciting and teach skills that build upon each students individual abilities in a safe environment.

Fitness

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a total body workout because it involves a lot of explosive throws, speed, agility, and ground grappling. At Elite Martial Arts & Fitness, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body. In BJJ, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost stamina and endurance. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a high-energy training class from start to finish that is fun and engaging for any student.

Weight Loss

Obesity is a serious problem in the United States, so a brand new workout to your routine will greatly help. At Elite Martial Arts & Fitness, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body, so introducing yourself to martial arts is a great way to combat obesity and promote weight loss. In BJJ, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost flexibility. BJJ is a high-energy training class that is great for overall health and/or weight loss.

Community

In BJJ you need to have a training partner to practice with, so you spend a lot of time with the other students in your class. By creating a bond of trust and reciprocation, you and your grappling partner can then practice various techniques on each other and see what works or doesn’t work. This martial art cannot be learned based solely on the use of paddles or punching bags. Members at Elite Martial Arts & Fitness have become close friends and help each other refine their skills and reach their goals.

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