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We made little changes on the timetable regarding the morning classes:

From today (Monday-May 21st) morning classes are at 10am (every Monday-Wednesday-Friday)

Once again we are working together with our students to improve our timetable and training sessions. The aim is to make things even better for those who live far from the gym. Now they can put together two sessions (10am and 12pm) and make the most of it. At least 3 hours of pure BJJ training!

De La Riva Seminar

Last few days to confirm you entry on the most wanted seminar of the year. Train with the legend himself! Don’t miss this opportunity!

Join the club today!

If you live in the Brighton area and are looking to start a martial arts program for you or your children, BJJ Academy is definitely the place. With a full time Dojo we offer over 20 classes per week, you’ll be amazed at all you can accomplish in short period of time training the worlds most efficient martial art: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

I will list bellow why I believe the BJJ Academy is the ideal place to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Sussex:

THE MASTER

When you are looking to start learn something, your first concern should be the legitimacy and experience of the school where you will be learning from. You should be looking for a school with a certified Black Belt instructor on hand who teaches regular classes and has done so for some time. The practice of people teaching at lower ranks was a necessity about five years ago due to a high demand and so few Black Belts to teach the art, but at this point in time, most areas of the UK have Black Belt instructors within a reasonable distance. Another important thing about learning from a Black Belt as opposed to lower ranking people aside from the obvious issue of experience and ability to give rank when deserved is that you want to be your teacher’s student, not his training partner. People under the rank of black belt are still working on personal goals and may be a better training partner than teacher.

The BJJ Academy is the only place in Brighton where you will find a Brazilian-born, BJJ 1st Degree Black Belt: Professor Ivam Maciel, from Curitiba, Brazil. Ivam has over twelve years of experience. Has been training also in Vale-Tudo and Muay-Thai under the UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva. Inside the octagon (MMA) Ivam’s professional record is 4-0-0, with three fights finished with his signature move: Triangle.

Well, nothing better to learn from a Master straight from the source!

FULL TIME DOJO

Our timetable is flexible, no matter if you work shifts, you can always fit one training session to your schedule, the BJJ Academy will be your second home. From Sunday 1st of April, we will start our new timetable. It will be over 20 classes per week available, inclusive on Sundays! The Dojo is opened 7 days per week, 12 hours per day!

KIDS

BJJ Academy is also a great place for kids! If you’re looking for something fun, educational and constructive to keep your kids out of trouble after school, you should look into our Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Your kids will be entertained but they’ll also learn valuable life skills that they’ll never be without, so there is no reason why you shouldn’t get your kids involved in martial arts today!

BJJ ACADEMY WELCOMES ANY AGE

We have students of all ages from all walks of life, and each one of them will gladly tell you how the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has changed their outlook on life for the better. Children and young adults learn how to socialize with other kids in a healthy way, learning about the right way to deal with competition and other issues they may face as kids. Martial arts can literally help change anyone for the better, but you don’t know that until you give it a shot. Call 01273 411486 and JOIN THE CLUB TODAY!

Inside BJJ Academy

Hello everyone!

There are loads of good things happening at BJJ Academy recently, check it out..

    

BJJ In-House Tournament – The preparations for our 3rd competition has just began. Most of the guys already signed up for it, now it’s time to get in shape, study the rules and work on the game plan. If you haven’t submit your application yet – do it ASAP – download the app form (see above) and drop at BJJ Academy reception. The deadline is Wednesday 18th April.

BJJ Kids Classes – Professor Ivam Maciel alongside assistants instructors Raul Alonzo and Romani Tanious have officially started the Kids Classes. As we have limited space (20 kids per class), we are calling the names according to our waiting list. To check or add your name at, please call us on 01273 411486 or pop in at our HQ in Hove.

Spring BJJ Tournament

Hi everybody!

It’s time to get ready to the competitions, and as we do every six months, our 3rd In-House Tournament is due to Saturday, 21st of April. Now, as the club had a significant grow, we will have even more fights and absolute divisions in all belts (white to purple).

This tournament is a great opportunity and bring such a great benefits to our team. Everyone trains more, most of the guys start to research about IBJJF rules, which helps to understand a bit more about the sport. One of the greatest thing about it is that our big family gets together for a special day. On our last In-House Tournament we had a special guest: Eduardo Brigadeiro, who came from Brazil for a seminar and told us how impressed he was with everyone’s commitment and love for the sport.

Well, only 8 weeks to go, lets train. Even harder!

Get your Kimono FREE!

Hello everybody!

We had a busy start of the year at BJJ Academy. New faces, new blue belts, new website and of course, our Dojo got improved the inside space. The atmosphere during the classes is better than it’s ever been, everyone learning, sharing new techniques and having a good time.

In February the BJJ Academy wants to welcome you, who are thinking to start new sport activity. To show how much we care and support about your decision, we will give you your starter pack (kimono + belt) absolutely free (saving £80).

Start training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu today! This promotion is valid for the first five (5) people who sign for our silver membership. More info call BJJ Academy 01273 411486

Have a great week, roll on!

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Looking for new sport activity?

Three weeks already gone intro 2012. Have you started your New Year’s resolution yet? If your as many other’s New Year’s resolution is to start a new sport activity or simple: get fit, I will tell you what you should “have a go”: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the world’s fastest growing martial art. Let’s find out how to get there!

FIRST STEP: It is important to find the right school. Your first concern should be the legitimacy and experience of the school’s instructor. You should be looking for a school with a certified Black Belt instructor on hand who teaches regular classes and has done so for some time. The practice of people teaching at lower ranks was a necessity about five years ago due to a high demand and so few Black Belts to teach the art, but at this point in time, most areas of the UK have Black Belt instructors within a reasonable distance. Another important thing about learning from a Black Belt as opposed to lower ranking people aside from the obvious issue of experience and ability to give rank when deserved is that you want to be your teacher’s student, not his training partner. People under the rank of black belt are still working on personal goals and may be a better training partner than teacher.

SECOND STEP: Make sure the school has good mats and good people. No egos or bad attitudes; the students are a reflection of the teacher. If you feel like the students are going too hard on you, they probably are and you shouldn’t go back. People more experienced than you ‘beat’ you at some point; after doing so they should show you how they did it so that you can learn and progress. Remember that you are there to learn, not get hurt; it would be ironic to get hurt trying to learn Self Defense.

STEP THREE: Go for it! Done your researches now is time to find out if BJJ is for you! I would recommend at least 5 classes to start with. As everything in the life, the beginning may be a bit difficult, but give the chance for things to happen!

Good luck and have a good roll!

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