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Introduce Your Kids to Jiu Jitsu, NoGi & Judo

Carving out time for physical activity for our children is as important as ever, as they are spending more and more time sitting – in school, doing homework, other screen time. Enrolling your children in martial arts is a great way to get them active, teach them lifelong skills and boost their confidence.

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Top 4 Benefits of Martial Arts

1 - Teaches Discipline, Focus & Self-Defense Skills

In a world of over-stimulation and increased rates of A.D.D. diagnoses, it’s as important as ever to introduce activities to your children that require focus and dedication. Martial arts are perfect avenues for this, as they involve complex movements and muscle memory while encouraging body movement. And by their nature, these sports introduce critical self-defense skills that your children can build on as they grow.

2 - Fosters New Friendships

Our students share a common experience during class, from warm-ups and drilling techniques to group games and live rolling. They also learn to effectively and respectfully communicate with their classmates and instructors as they practice new skills.

3 - Learn Importance of Goal Setting & Execution

Martial arts classes provide children several opportunities to set and achieve goals, from mastering a new skill to reaching the next belt level. Our students experience the challenge and satisfaction that comes with identifying a goal and ‘sticking with it’ until they reach it. This boosts their confidence and helps teach important life skills along the way.

4 - Supports a Healthy Lifestyle

Jiu Jitsu, NoGi Kickboxing and Judo provide demanding but FUN cardiovascular workouts for adults and children alike. The physical demands often lead our students to adopt a healthier lifestyle overall, including eating healthy foods, staying hydrated, getting enough sleep, stretching and prioritizing mental health.

Preparing for Class

To prepare for class, were commend your child wear light clothing that allows free body movement and that they stay hydrated throughout the day.

Little Sharks Ages 3-6

Our Little Sharks program offers an introduction to grappling for the youngest students ages 3-6 years old.  These classes are simple, fun and designed to maintain a younger child's attention.  Exercise, coordination and focus are the primary goals of this class.

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Little Sharks training

ages 6-12 nogi

Our NoGi BJJ classes cover everything from fundamentals to advanced techniques. Typically our NoGi classes parallel the training in our Gi classes.

gear

Shorts with no pockets and a rash guard are ideal for NoGi BJJ. If you are new to NoGi, shorts with no pockets and a tight fitting t-shirt will be sufficient.

class

A typical class includes warm up, technique instruction, drills, and rolls.

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AGES 5-13 JUDO

Judo is a classical Japanese martial and Olympic sport. Judo focuses on standing grappling with the primary focus being to throw your partner to the ground, pin him, or submit him.

gear

A gi is required for class. If you are trying a class for the first time, we have loaner gis.

class

A typical class includes warm up, technique instruction, and drills.

AGES 5-13 KICKBOXING

Our kickboxing class is a mix of classic American boxing, American Kickboxing, and Muay Thai strikes. This class is for everyone wanting to learn striking and get a good workout.

gear

Gloves, wrist wrap, and shin guards are required. If you don't have gear, let us know. We have some loaner gear for your first few classes.

class

A typical class includes warm up, drills, situational drills, shadow boxing, sparring and more.

Kickboxing training
No Gi Fight Training

AGES 13-17 NOGI

Our NoGi BJJ classes cover everything from fundamentals to advanced techniques. Typically our NoGi classes parallel the training in our Gi classes.

gear

Shorts with no pockets and a rash guard are ideal for NoGi BJJ. If you are new to NoGi, shorts with no pockets and a tight fitting t-shirt will be sufficient.

class

A typical class includes warm up, technique instruction, drills, and rolls.

LITTLE SHARKS AGES 3-6

Our Little Sharks program offers an introduction to grappling for the youngest students ages 3-6 years old.  These classes are simple, fun and designed to maintain a younger child's attention.  Exercise, coordination and focus are the primary goals of this class.

Little Sharks training