What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), also known as Gracie Jiu-Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), also known as Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, is a grappling based martial art that focuses on ground fighting and techniques that enable its practitioners to control opponents with dominant positions forcing them into submissions. Jiu-Jitsu has proven to be the Most Effective Grappling Art in the World by allowing smaller opponents to control and dominate larger and stronger opponents with leveraging techniques and positions over brute strength.
Known as “The Gentle Art”, BJJ does not incorporate any strikes or hitting of any kind. It is a mixture of wrestling techniques paired with a “Kimono” or ”Gi” that allows for a variety of submissions and techniques to be practiced, developed and applied. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is very practical and essential to any self-defense situation. This sport is always developing new and improved techniques and has grown to be one of the most popular combat-based sports in the world.
Creative Fighters Guild BJJ classes will teach:
BJJ Emphasizes Proper Technique and Leverage over towering size and brute strength.
Police and Military Forces around the globe agree that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the most efficient and applicable martial arts in critical life or death situations. Do these military and polices forces around the world know something about BJJ that you don’t?
What can you expect from practicing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?
You can expect sharper reflexes and ability to quickly assess any situations and how to react accordingly in the safest manner.
Increased Muscle Endurance and Speed Ground Fighting Skills, and of course, a Higher Level of Overall Fitness
Fundamental classes are perfect for the beginner practitioner. These classes emphasize understanding of proper base and posture in common positions. Drills which help improve balance and awareness are taught. More explanation is given to the structure of positions giving the beginner the confidence to execute moves in a safe environment.
Building on the Fundamental classes, intermediate classes teach more complex moves along with proper transitions between them. Proper alignment and movement help chain together a flow of techniques based on proper leverage and body position. Deeper concepts are taught to help practitioners develop the art.
All level classes are open to all belt colors. Each class teaches one or two specific moves usually based on a weekly theme. The moves are then drilled with different partners and then followed by sparing. These classes are an excellent lunch time work out for those on the go.