Kids BJJ Overview
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Kids
Boosts Self Confidence
Winter Park BJJ is dedicated to empowering you or your child with the confidence and self-esteem needed to succeed in everyday life. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can bring out the positive qualities that have always been a part of you or your child, whether that is inner calm, positive mental attitude, patience, or self-discipline. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu will help you overcome obstacles, anger and self-doubt, and leave you feeling confident in any situation.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a total body workout because it involves your entire body to to protect yourself against another person trying to take you down. At Winter Park BJJ, we know the importance of a healthy mind and body. Child-obesity is a serious problem in the United States, so introducing your child to martial arts is a great way to combat that. In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you’ll burn hundreds of calories in each class, develop lean muscles, and boost stamina. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a high-energy training class that is great for overall health and weight loss.
Positive Social Interaction
Many parents also choose to enroll their children in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu because it is a great opportunity to make friends. In BJJ you need to have a training partner to practice with, so you spend a lot of time with that person. You can’t learn BJJ by yourself and cannot learn the martial art by using paddles or punching bags. You need someone to grapple with and create a bond of trust and reciprocation. You and your partner will motivate and push each other so you know if the new joint lock or throw you learned actually works on an opponent. Members at Winter Park BJJ have become close friends and help each other refine their skills and reach their goals.
Engaging and Fun
Learning Jiu-Jitsu at Winter Park BJJ will benefit you and your child immensely. BJJ helps build mental toughness, teaches the value of hard work, and gives you the persistence you need in everyday life. Many members at Winter Park BJJ have said that BJJ is also a great stress-relief from school or work because it helps take their mind off problems they are facing so they can focus all their strength and thoughts into grappling on the mats.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Winter Park BJJ is also a great way to help your child with developmental life-skills. It puts them in an atmosphere where they overcome obstacles, gain self-esteem, can succeed, and learn to never give up. Bullying in schools has become an ever-increasing problem, so giving your child the skills they need to feel confident in redirection and assertiveness. Our students at Winter Park BJJ are taught how to redirect verbal assaults and assess situations without needing to physically use their skills.
Free Introductory Class
We’re so confident that you’ll enjoy both the process and the results that we’ll give you a free introductory class to try it out!