In this day and age there are many options for activities from traditional sports like soccer, baseball or swimming to the arts like painting and dance. So in the midst of all these options why would we recommend Brazillian Jiu Jitsu ("BJJ")?
Brazillian Jiu Jitsu is an excellent activity for both adults and children. Like traditional martial arts it helps to teach discipline, commitment, self confidence and friendship. What differs from Brazillian Jiu Jitsu is that unlike most forms of martial arts which focus on fighting from a standing position, BJJ teaches a student to be able to fight off their back. As most self-defense situations end up on the ground this provides enhanced options and protection for students to be able to stay in control of the situation and keep them safe. Making BJJ one of the best self defense martial arts to protect from bullying and unexpected confrontations.
BJJ is also traditionally described as a game of human chess. It teaches students to problem solve and start to learn to use strategies in order to defeat opponents that can be larger, faster or more athletic then yourself. The techniques focus on using leverage and precision in order to be able to control a much stronger opponent. Making BJJ a great and effective martial art for students of all body types and abilities.
Lastly, BJJ is an excellent physical activity that helps individuals get fitter, lose weight and gain muscle all while learning something new.
So don't wait come try BJJ today!