Praia Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) isn’t just for adults. In fact, it’s the perfect activity for kids! This form of martial arts incorporates a lot of ground grappling and is based in automatic human responses. When it comes to self-defense, BJJ empowers a smaller individual to fight against a larger opponent. But the advantages don’t stop there. BJJ helps kids gain confidence, learn discipline, focus their energy, foster respect for others, and be a part of a one-of-a-kind community full of future friends and mentors! Offering Gi and No-Gi classes for Little Kids Jiu-Jitsu for ages 4-7, and Kids Jiu-Jitsu for ages 8-13.Contact Us
Teaches Hard Work
Don’t get us wrong, BJJ is a ton of fun…but it’s also hard work! We want our students to learn from a young age what it means to keep trying even when you get tired or can’t get the hang of a technique right away. There’s nothing more rewarding than setting a goal for yourself and finally accomplishing it! Whether it’s earning your orange belt, breaking a board, or learning a cool new technique, our team is here to get you there.
A confident kid is a happy kid. There’s nothing worse than watching your child struggle to make friends, speak out in class, or stand up against bullies. The earlier you can build up your child’s confidence, the better! BJJ has long been regarded as one of the best ways to improve self-esteem in people of all ages, but its benefits for children are undeniable. Kids in Jiu-Jitsu will realize their talent, be cheered on by their peers and instructors, learn to use their voice, and feel a newfound sense of accomplishment. Sign your child up today and watch them blossom!
Having a purpose in life isn’t just important for adults – it matters for kids too! Children may beg to sit in front of the TV all day, but this just won’t make them happy. Having a source of motivation is the recipe for success in kids’ lives. An activity like BJJ gets kids active, improves their mood, and helps them feel accomplished. Not to mention, Jiu-Jitsu improves students’ performance in all aspects of their lives. The values they learn in our school will push them to do better in school, practice better behavior at home, treat others with greater respect, and set goals for themselves.
Makes Life Better
At Praia Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we’re not worried about winning awards or preparing your child for a black belt. Above all else, we care about our young students’ personal development and growth. We wouldn’t be teaching BJJ to children if we didn’t see firsthand the way it changes children’s lives for the better. Jiu-Jitsu provides kids with a safe space where they can learn important life lessons, make healthy friendships, find mentorship in their instructors, and discover their passion for martial arts early in life.
As a parent, your priority is keeping your child safe. That’s why we are so passionate about equipping kids with the invaluable self-defense skills that BJJ provides. While all forms of Jiu-Jitsu prepare students for real-life altercations and provide essential lessons on how to protect oneself, No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu takes self-defense to another level. No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu is unique in its ability to mirror situations students could potentially face in the real world, due to its uniform of regular clothing and its utilization of faster-paced grappling.
From the moment a child steps into our building, they will be met with a supportive and inclusive environment of instructors and fellow students who want them to succeed. Because students regularly spar with each other in class, you may be surprised to learn just how strong the friendships in our BJJ classes are. Jiu-Jitsu teaches kids the thrill of winning as well as the humility of losing, and we make sure our students respect each other throughout all the highs and lows of their training.