Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, commonly called BJJ, is a martial art and combat sport developed by the Gracie family combining judo and Japanese jujutsu. BJJ is a non-striking wrestling technique that aims to submit the opponent. Students learn takedowns, defense and submissions as well as reversals and transitions.
Training sessions are geared for beginners and intermediates. Students will improve flexibility, speed and learn important techniques including self-defense.
BJJ is an essential part of a well-rounded mixed-martial artist. Traditional BJJ practitioners wear a gi and are promoted in rank by belt colors. No-gi BJJ uses regular gym clothing. Participants are encouraged to trim finger and toe nails to avoid any injuries.