Virginia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Virginia Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a highly effective and comprehensive system of standing and ground
defense techniques utilizing rules of leverage. Many real life examples show most street
attacks will end up on the ground. This makes BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) an ideal martial art for
theses situations which demand simple and effective responses.
Individuals will be able to train realistically in a
safe environment. Notwithstanding it’s selfdefense potential, BJJ offers a tremendous
workout emphasizing aerobic and anaerobic
conditioning, making it an enjoyable workout
for women, men, and children regardless of
athletic ability. The greatest advantage
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu offers is the ability for a
smaller person to learn principles of leverage that will assist them in defending against or
defeating a larger opponent.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu techniques were refined and innovated by the late Grand Master Helio Gracie
who weighed no more that 145 pounds. Master Gracie focused on using only techniques that
involved the use of very little strength but emphasized leveraging and positioning the body to
defend attacks and control a harmful situation.
We are proud and most fortunate to have Master Pedro Sauer, a red-black belt directly under
Helio and Rickson Gracie as the main instructor for our Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program.
Master Sauer was voted the “Best of the Best Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Instructor” in a worldwide poll.
Adult and Children’s classes are offered.

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