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Why Choose Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu?

1. Self-Defense

We live in a world that is, unfortunately, riddled with violence and crime, so it is imperative to be able to defend yourself and your loved ones should you find yourselves in a dangerous situation. Jiu-jitsu training provides students with unrivaled self-defense techniques that have proven to be effective time and time again. Self-defense techniques acquired through jiu-jitsu training teaches students the most effective methods to neutralize an opponent, while simultaneously minimizing any harm or damage that may occur. Jiu-jitsu teaches techniques that do not require a tremendous amount of energy, with the goal of tiring your opponent to the point of disadvantage. The lessons and techniques learned through jiu-jitsu are priceless and can ultimately save your life.

2. Exercise

Jiu-jitsu training involves a tremendous amount of movement within a brief amount of time. Conditioning drills increase your cardiovascular fitness, while grappling incorporates your body’s largest muscle systems. For example, maneuvering your opponent requires leg strength, abdominal strength and muscular endurance. In a jiu-jitsu match, the first person who suffers fatigue finds him or herself at a disadvantage. After your first few months of training, you will find yourself in the best shape of your life. You will have greater endurance, focus, reduced stress and better sleeping habits thanks to the conditioning you receive at Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy.

3. Real LIfe Sparring

Sparring at Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu offers realistic experiences within a safe environment. While sparring is considered dangerous in other sports, such as boxing, it is taught and executed much more mindfully in jiu-jitsu. One of the greatest safety measures in sparring in jiu-jitsu is the ability for either competitor to tap out at any time. This helps to avoid injury on the mat, as well as affords the opportunity for participants to regain focus and continue. The participants then resume sparring and attempt to gain the advantage yet again. You won’t get hurt very often with this safe method of sparring. You can focus on learning the moves at your own pace with help from knowledgeable sparring partners. In Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, you can learn the moves without injury.

4. Community

By choosing Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy, you are giving back to your community by supporting a locally-owned business. You will make new friends in your classes, and together, you will discover and enjoy a new hobby and lifestyle. As your relationships with your classmates develop and bonds are strengthened, your training will become more meaningful to the class as a whole, as support, encouragement and celebration of each other’s achievements become more personal. Those who practice Charles Gracie Jiu-Jitsu together are not just students, but rather they become a community, a family. Don’t miss out on an incredible opportunity for personal growth and development, as well as the opportunity to become a member of a tight-knit, supportive community.

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