Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a hot topic in the world of martial arts. If you’ve ever practiced it, you probably understand the hype! BJJ provides athletes with benefits that go far beyond the gym, such as increased physical fitness, weight loss, higher energy, and better productivity. But there’s one life skill that really sets BJJ apart from other forms of martial arts – its self defense training. Self defense is a skill that every person should have under their belt and, lucky for you, Jiu Jitsu is one of the best types of self defense that money can buy. Read about all of the awesome programs we offer!Contact
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Youth 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!
Youth Muay Thai
Though there are many sports and martial arts that teach self-defense skills, Muay Thai provides benefits that other athletic disciplines can’t brag about. Muay Thai is a full-contact sport that taps into every part of the body while fighting. (Hey, it’s not called “the art of eight limbs” for nothing!) Muay Thai teaches its practitioners how to strike with immense power, fight from the perfect distance, carefully use footwork to your advantage, and rely on instincts in situations of anxiety.
At North Side Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, we are proactive about safety. From day one, our top priority is preventing injury. We make this a reality by teaching students proper forms, showing them how to utilize the correct muscles with each move, and perfecting the basics before jumping into those tricks you’ve seen in the movies. We’ll begin by mastering jabs, crosses, hooks, and uppercuts. As you advance through our boxing curriculum, you’ll acquire more advanced skills and begin to incorporate a greater amount of sparring into your workout.
Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) has gained a lot of attention in recent years, and it’s pretty obvious why. Made for the real world, BJJ is a form of self defense that every person should master. BJJ focuses on ground level altercations – utilizing holds, throws, blows, and a variety of submission techniques. This makes jiu jitsu ideal when learning how to take on an opponent who may be larger than you, without necessarily having to hurt them.
Adult Muay Thai
Are you ready to be in the best shape of your life? Well, Muay Thai is the martial art for you. Muay Thai is an intense form of physical training that boosts cardiovascular health through both aerobic and anaerobic exercises. As a result, you’ll quickly improve your endurance and build immense muscular strength throughout your entire body. Additionally, Muay Thai is known to help its practitioners shed fat and lose weight. After just an hour of Muay Thai training, you’ll have utilized pretty much every part of your body and burned about 500-700 calories.
At North Side BJJ, our boxing classes are taught in an encouraging, safe, and rigorous environment. Our instructors are prepared to teach you at any level – whether it’s your first time putting on gloves or you’ve already won several titles. Boxing is the perfect way to get in shape, relieve stress, and build a level of confidence that you’ve never had before.
Adult Mixed Martial Arts
Are you struggling to decide which style of martial arts is best for you? Let us make your decision easier and introduce you to Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). MMA is often referred to as a “hybrid” sport because it utilizes many different techniques from many different forms of martial arts – primarily wrestling, boxing, kickboxing, Jiu Jitsu, Judo, and Karate. MMA has recently gained much-deserved attention and is quickly acquiring a flood of new fans.
Our wrestling class is the perfect supplement to any and all of the martial arts you practice. This course teaches basic grappling movements such as throws, takedowns, and pins. The techniques behind wrestling are found throughout many different martial arts, so it’s no surprise that many professionals feel athletes with a solid base in wrestling bring unique advantages and attitudes to the martial arts.