We are now offering Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a grappling and ground based martial art and combat sport. Our Jiu-Jitsu curriculum is separate from our Tae Kwon Do curriculum and open to all from the ages 15 and up. Classes are taught by Instructor Mark Whidden; he has been doing Jiu-Jitsu for over three years and is currently in the process of testing for his purple belt. He also holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
The average class consists of working on three to four techniques with the later fifteen to thirty minutes consisting of rolling in order to practice the techniques learned so far by the student. White belts and new students are taught the basics in positions, escapes, and submission which will give the practitioner the skills to effectively defend themselves to an attack on the street. Higher belts are taught more advanced techniques and a deeper understanding on how the movements work that will aid them in dealing with a more knowledgeable opponent. Students are encouraged to dress comfortably and while a gi is recommended, it is not required. Classes are held at the Bellville location on Wednesdays and the Brenham location on Thursdays at 6pm. Feel free to come on in and try it out for yourself.