Jiu-Jitsu for Teens: From Overweight to World Champion in 5 Years

Jiu-Jitsu for Teenagers. My Own Personal Account *Credit: Prof. Flavio Almeida – GB North Phoenix* Next week will begin our Jiu-Jitsu for Teenagers Program at Gracie Barra Rockledge. As we build this program and work to have a positive impact on teenagers in our community, sharing my personal story may give parents an insight into …

What to Know Before Starting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Most of our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students at Gracie Barra in Rockledge can remember their first day of class. There is something exciting about buying your first Gi and putting on your rash guard that makes BJJ feel “official.” Attending class and learning the fundamentals with other students is also a turning point. For many students, …

A-Z Guide to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Self-Defense Training for Women

A-Z Guide to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Self-Defense Training for Women Conditioning and confidence. Optimized health. A better body. Jiu-Jitsu, a Brazilian form of martial arts, is one of the only ways for you to exercise, strength train and learn self-defense. Here’s all you need to know to start training in Jiu-Jitsu: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: A Beginner’s Guide …