ABOUT BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and ground-fighting with the goal of gaining a dominant position and using joint-locks and chokeholds to force an opponent to submit.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu promotes the principle that a smaller and weaker person can successfully control and defeat a bigger and stronger opponent by using proper technique and leverage. BJJ can be trained for self defense, sport grappling tournaments and mixed martial arts (MMA) competitions such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
// CONFIDENCE, FITNESS, SELF-DEFENSE SKILLS. . .
These are some of the benefits offered by our excellent BJJ program in Washington, DC. In addition, you will practice and learn to appreciate an extremely effective yet beautiful martial art.
Our classes are physically challenging and with regular attendance you will get in excellent cardiovascular and muscular shape. Our program will also help you regulate and lose weight.
Furthermore, our classes are intellectually challenging, as BJJ is a very sophisticated form of combat. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is usually compared to chess due to its emphasis in technical knowledge. Both disciplines require the use of precise, efficient and economical movements.