WHAT IS JIU JITSU?

​Jiu Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport that teaches individuals how to defend themselves by using leverage and proper technique. The Gracie family, the founders of BJJ, modified judo and traditional Japanese Jiu Jitsu to create the art.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) focuses on grappling/ground fighting. At Monroe Jiu Jitsu each class will consist of a warm up, take downs, self defense and jiu jitsu techniques. Students will have the opportunity to spar or continue to drill the techniques learned at the end of each class.