Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a complete martial art suitable for kids of all ages. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaches kids self-defence skills, builds their confidence, and can help to bullyproof them. So if you’re looking for an activity that your child will love but which will also protect them, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu may be the martial art for them!
Benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for kids
The techniques used in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are not just ‘for fun’, they are effective self-defence techniques. Perfect for safeguarding your child against any physical attacks. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaches your child how to defend and protect him/her-self. BJJ keeps your child physically fit and healthy. Martial arts builds self-confidence, discipline, coordination, and important life skills.
Our trial classes are designed to introduce kids to the world of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). We strongly believe that BJJ is not only an excellent physical challenge, but also provides children with crucial self-defence skills. During our classes, we aim to cultivate discipline and communication skills as well as teamwork abilities. If you’re thinking about enrolling your child in a martial arts class but aren’t sure which one is best for them, come down to Gracie Botany and try out our program! There is plenty of free parking available and our academy is only a short drive from Maroubra or Matraville.
Why Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is good for kids
Bullying is a problem that affects every community, every school. BJJ can be a great solution for preventing bullying, as it teaches kids self-defence skills that will last a lifetime. In addition, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu builds confidence and discipline, a child’s best line of defence when dealing with a bully. It’s also one of the safest martial arts for children because it’s designed to protect the practitioner instead of injuring them. So why not give it a try? You and your children might just love it!
1. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu uses leverage and control, rather than punches and kicks
BJJ is a great martial art for kids and can help them learn self-defence skills in a fun and safe way. BJJ is the perfect choice if your child wants to learn self-defence without risking injury. Furthermore, BJJ builds agility, balance and co-ordination which will be helpful as they continue growing up.
2. Teaches the smaller opponent to submit and control the larger opponent
BJJ is a martial art that helps kids learn to submit and control the larger opponent. It is physically and mentally challenging, making it perfect for developing self-defence skills. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu also happens to be fun, fast-paced, and benefits both body and mind!
3. More practical in everyday life than karate or taekwondo
There are many benefits to learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. These include the ability to defend oneself effectively without resorting to violence, as well as being more practical in everyday life than karate or taekwondo. BJJ improves coordination and fitness levels while also teaching kids how to problem solve under pressure.
4. Will challenge and stimulate your kids mentally, as much as physically
BJJ can be a great workout for kids – it’s a physical activity that doesn’t rely on weapons or hitting opponents with force. This martial art also helps to improve mental fitness.
5. Teaches hard work and discipline
Children learn a lot from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Not only do they develop physical skills, but also mental fortitude. Kids learn discipline, hard work, and teamwork in an incredibly fun way. Moreover, it builds character by teaching children how to confront difficult situations calmly and effectively without resorting to violence or fear tactics. As such, BJJ provides your child with the perfect foundation for a successful future!
Free trial classes
If you’re in Sydney’s eastern suburbs and are interested in a safe martial art for your child, come into Gracie Botany for a free trial class. Our academy is centrally located in Lord Street, Botany. Minutes from Maroubra, Matraville or Mascot.
Gracie Botany is a well known martial arts academy located in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. We offer free trial classes for children of all ages. We teach kids the basics of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, including self-defence techniques. Gracie Botany is a safe place for your child to learn about self-defence. They will be able to develop their skills safely under supervision of experienced instructors.