We are very excited to announce the introduction of our Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program! Beginning on September 4th, 2019, Modern Martial Arts and Fitness will offer Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training for kids, ages 7 to 12, five days per week! Research has shown that training in martial arts such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can have profound health benefits for children, including physiological improvements, enhanced cognitive performance, and increased life satisfaction (Fukuda et al., 2011). Moreover, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu specifically has also been shown to be a healthy outlet for the transference of important life skills such as respect, perseverance, and self-confidence (Chinkov and Holt, 2016). At Modern Martial Arts and Fitness, we aim to maximize these benefits by not only teaching your child the physical skills necessary to be successful in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition, but also the communication skills necessary to deescalate potential conflicts before they ever begin! Sign up today and qualify for a limited time presale special rate!
Youth BJJ classes will be held Monday through Thursday at 5:00PM and Saturday at 10:00AM. Mondays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays will feature training in the gi (a traditional martial arts uniform) while classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays will focus specifically on no-gi training (performed in basic athletic attire such as shorts and a t-shirt). Private training will also be available for one-on-one lessons with a qualified instructor.
To find out more information about our Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program or to book your child a FREE trial appointment, call 626-227-1414 or send us an email! A member of our team will get back to you right away! See you on the mats on September 4th!
Fukuda, D. H., Stout, J. R., Burris, P. M., & Fukuda, R. S. (2011). Judo for children and adolescents: Benefits of combat sports. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 33(6), 60-63.
Chinkov, A. E., & Holt, N. L. (2016). Implicit transfer of life skills through participation in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Journal of applied sport psychology, 28(2), 139-153.