Information regarding the SJJA Maroubra Grading:Congratulations if your child is on the list for the upcoming grading;Their hard work and consistent training has earnt them a promotion and a new belt!Coaches have selected students based on a variety of factors including:Attendance at the Academy.Conductibility on and off the mats.Technical ability and knowledge of techniques.Skill level when sparring and variety of opponents.Time spent training Jiu-Jitsu. Coaches put a lot of consideration in
Behaviour towards Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at SJJAA relaxed frame of mind is always welcome at Sydney Jiu Jitsu academy.However, there is still a minimum expectation of respect that needs to be brought to the mat when training. From a coach’s perspective:Kids and AdultsFirst and foremost be presentable. Always come to training in a clean and dry uniform. This is one of the basic forms of respect that you can show your
Sydney Jiu-Jitsu, like many other Brazilian Jiu-jitsu academies has a stripe and grading system.The system is there to reward students for their progression throughout their Jiu-Jitsu journey. Some may see progression faster then others, however it is important to remember that progression in BJJ is independent to all students of the art. One should not see stripes and belt colours as their main goals; but rather prioritise improvement in technique,
5 Reasons why your child should enrol in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes:Self-DefenceWhilst educational services and systems ensure that life is safe for your child; bullies still exists though they are rare. Sydney Jiu-Jitsu gives your child the knowledge they need to learn to protect themselves. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the most effective self-defence martial arts. It is still widely adopted today in Mixed Martial Arts and generates strong influence in
What is Jiu-jitsu and why is everyone talking about it?You’ve probably heard someone say jiu-jitsu is the best martial art and wondered why this is the case. Although Brazilian jiu-jitsu has been around since the 1920s, this martial art rose to prominence in the late 90s when the Gracie family created the UFC competition to prove that jiu-jitsu could defeat any other form of martial art – and they did!