Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Kids Program
When you enroll your child in our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes at Grey Wolf BJJ, your child will receive a lifetime of benefits. Our Kids’ Jiu-Jitsu program offers them the physical fitness, self-confidence, discipline, and respect from their peers and adults alike. Your child will also develop physical awareness of coordination, balance, and flexibility. Through drills, technique, and sparring, they will build a strong foundation and the ability to defend themselves, learn non-violent conflict resolution skills and bully-prevention tactics.
Our Youth Program is separated into different age groups, separated by age and maturity level. This is to ensure that the material taught is appropriate to their maturity and to ensure that all children have similar advantages in size, maturity, and age.
The classes are taught in a positive, fun and friendly manner, so your child will enjoy learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Your Child’s First BJJ Class
A typical class starts with warm-up exercises, stretches, and drills. Once everyone is warmed up, the instructor demonstrates the technique. After showing different angles and answer any questions, the students are paired off to practice the technique while the instructor walks the mats and help those needing individual attention. After everyone has an understanding of the first technique, a second technique may be shown. Towards the end of the class, there may be specific training or live sparring. Specific training starts at a particular position, with different goals for both students, or trying to apply the technique learn to a live partner. Live sparring is when you can incorporate all of the techniques that you may have learned and try to apply them to a live partner.
BJJ Kids Belt Ranking System
We follow the IBJJF’s Ranking Guidelines. In addition to the belt rankings, we also include the striping system between belt ranks to track the progress of our students.
Children are not eligible for BJJ Adult Ranks until they reach the age of 16. When a student reaches the age of 16, they are evaluated to verify they meet all the requirements, skills, knowledge for their BJJ Blue Belt.
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