Class Descriptions

Jiu Jitsu - The adult jiu jitsu class focuses on learning and applying the fundamental techniques of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. Students practice various techniques using a traditional GI. Students will learn and practice submissions, escapes, positioning. This class is for the beginner and more advanced students.Students will learn advanced techniques for competitions and self-defense. Students will learn and practice advanced sweeps, advanced submissions, advanced escapes, counters, how to reverse a position on an opponent, and how to force them into submission.

 

Muay Thai and Western Boxing - Muay Thai and Western Boxing Muay Thai is referred to as the “Art of Eight Limbs” or the “Science of Eight Limbs” because it makes use of punches, kicks, elbows and knee strikes. Our style takes the brutal strikes of Muay Thai and combines them with the finesse and elusive footwork of Western style boxing. Together they equal the most dominant striking art while also the most defensive.

 

Mixed Martial Arts - In addition to their dominance in Jiu-Jitsu Competitions, the Gracies have demonstrated their strengths in Vale Tudo (Portuguese for “Anything Goes”). Decades before Mixed Martial Arts events Were held, no holds barred wars were being waged in the stadiums of Brazil. Helio Gracie was one of the first in a long line of family members who proved their skills in the ring. With a heritage in Vale Tudo competitions and a street effective style, our martial art has been proven reliable and effective for members who are dedicated to Jiu-Jitsu and seek a life of competition. We can offer you the tools to succeed in and out of the “octagon”.

 

Youth Relson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu - The Youth Jiu-Jitsu program focuses on the physical,emotional, and mental well being, as well as the education of our children. Initially, we provide our young students with the most powerful defensive skills, so the will be ready to stand up against bullies young and old. In addition, we assist our students with the development of characteristics and skills they will need in order to live happy and balanced life.  Our young students develop confidence, discipline, courage, responsibility, and leadership among other important values. We promote non-violent resolutions to conflict. Our curriculum integrates physical education and self defense techniques with conditioning and skill oriented games aimed at improving your childs coordination, motor skills, agility, and flexibility.