Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that focuses on grappling and ground fighting as a self defense. Adults Jiu-Jitsu has recently become more popular and is noted to be one of the fastest growing MMA sports in the United States.
Upper Academy Adults Jiu Jitsu Program
The concept of BJJ is that smaller people who are not as strong can defend themselves against a larger, stronger opponent. Through the use of skillful leveraging techniques and effective groundwork, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu martial artists are able to manipulate, subdue, and control their opponent.
BJJ at Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu puts you in an atmosphere where you can succeed with any sized opponent, gain self-esteem and confidence in your skills, and learn to never give up and raise your endurance. We will give you the skills you need to feel confident in redirection and assertiveness in any threatening situation. Our members at Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are taught how to assess and de-escalate situations without needing to physically use their skills.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a total body workout because it involves a lot of explosive throws, speed, agility, and ground grappling. At Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body. In BJJ, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost stamina and endurance. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a high-energy training class from start to finish that is fun and engaging for any student.
Obesity is a serious problem in the United States, so a brand new workout to your routine will greatly help. At Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body, so introducing yourself to martial arts is a great way to combat obesity and promote weight loss. In BJJ, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost flexibility. BJJ is a high-energy training class that is great for overall health and/or weight loss.
In BJJ you need to have a training partner to practice with, so you spend a lot of time with the other students in your class. By creating a bond of trust and reciprocation, you and your grappling partner can then practice various techniques on each other and see what works or doesn’t work. This martial art cannot be learned based solely on the use of paddles or punching bags. Members at Upper Academy & Alliance Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu have become close friends and helped each other refine their skills and reach their goals.