Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has been proven to be one of the most effective forms of self-defense in the world due to it’s nature in concept that smaller, weaker people can successfully defend themselves against bigger, stronger opponents. It prioritizes technique, leverage and knowledge over brute force allowing you to gain the upper-hand in any threatening situation, take it to the ground and maintain control.
Traditional Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is performed in a uniform (gi) and has belt ranks, which identify each student’s skill level. In the gi, you are taught to utilize your opponents clothing as a weapon against them. You will learn specific ways to obtain grips on the clothing that will help you gain dominant positions & submissions.
What happens if you are defending yourself against someone who has very little clothing on for you to grip and use to your advantage? In No-Gi, you will wear standard tight-fitting workout clothes. In this class, you will learn various ways of obtaining the same dominance WITHOUT the capability of utilizing your opponents clothing.