What to expect from Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes at Elite:
From learning the fundamental basics to developing those who would like to take their advanced skills to the next level, Elite welcomes everyone. Through choke holds, joint locks and positional techniques, the ultimate objective is to help our members gain complete mastery of ground control, submissions and escapes.
What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu:
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art based on grappling and ground fighting techniques. The goal of this martial art is to control and submit a larger and stronger opponent through superior techniques, leverage, and body mechanics. It is a highly technical martial art employing a strong basis in body awareness, movement and momentum, where submissions come from choke holds and joint locks. Known for it’s self-defence techniques, this fight system uses grip breaks, stronger persons weight against them, and effectively knowing what to do if a fight goes to the ground.
The class will run for about 1 hour and will include:
• A full body warm up using movement drills to get blood flowing and improve flexibility
• Step by step guide through techniques
• Controlled drilling of the techniques to develop muscle memory and proficiency
• Controlled rolling sessions to work through learned techniques