Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) has become very popular during the fast growth of mixed martial arts (MMA) competition, where BJJ is extremely prominent. In fact, the evolution of the contemporary MMA competition is directly related to the unarmed combat efficiency of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The practice of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as a sport, however, is clearly separated from MMA and ruled by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation (IBJJF). BJJ programs integrate sport specific and self-defense techniques with conditioning and skill-building exercises that lead to improvement of balance, coordination, flexibility and motor skills while nurturing discipline, respect, confidence and problem solving skills. Being that the focus of the sport is on safe grappling techniques that prevent striking, BJJ can be done on a regular basis with no more fear of injury than any other contact sports.
BJJ Class Description
At Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy of Boca Raton, we offer group classes for adults and children starting at the age of 5, as well as private classes scheduled at your convenience. Group classes feature a strength, conditioning and endurance building warm-up followed by demonstration and practice of techniques after which students engage in live training with other students of their own level. It is a truly demanding workout with a strong intellectual aspect and a sense of purpose that will truly capture your imagination. Come visit our school, take a look at a class and better yet, take a free introductory class. We are confident that Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will become one of the most treasured and enjoyable aspects of your life. It will improve your self-confidence, self-control and self-esteem, as well as overall health and fitness.