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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

BJJ ( Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ) is a martial art that focusing on using leverage to out position and ultimately submit your opponent in a variety of ways such as chokes holds, armlocks, foot locks and more.

In modern day unarmed combat it is an absolute must to have some brazilian jiu jitsu training and it delivers a lot of techniques that can be applied to a self defence scenario.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes

Our student base at the Academy here for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in liverpool ranges from age 4 to 59 and all our achieving great success through adding this martial art to their list of hobbies.

The MMA Academy is the premier facility to practise BJJ in liverpool, home to the only actively competing black belt in the area in Jason Tan it is also home to IBJJF european champions and medalists.

What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an art form created by the Gracie Family who through their commitment to the art helped evolve the art into what it is today. BJJ is truly a martial art for everyone, shown through its history in competition, it is the martial art that allows a much smaller weaker opponent over come a larger opponent in competition, in fight situations with very little rules.

BJJ was globally made famous back in 1993 with the introduction of the Ultimate Fighting Championship, here Royce Gracie used the art to defeat other martial artists in a fight with no time limit and very few rules, since then the UFC became the global leading promotion in the sport of MMA (mixed martial arts), now you will find that all mixed martial artists have extensive training in BJJ. Law enforcement agencies and military across the globe now have programs in brazilian jiu jitsu, including our own Royal Marines.

BJJ for beginners

As all our programs here at the academy, we provide BJJ in a structured format, we believe it is important that all our members have a good grasp of the foundations before progressing into some of the more challenging training that brazilian jiu jitsu demands.

During your foundation training here at the academy we work primarily on sharpening your basic fundamental techniques and getting you fit.

Like our other foundation programs we have a 30 day free trial on our BJJ program, so you can get started and see if it for you.

BJJ training

The MMA Academy provides BJJ training both with and without the kimono (gi) depending on your skill level, we also have weekly competition team training sessions for those who wish to take their training to the next level.

We have over 15 different BJJ training sessions per week at a variety of different times to cater for people working on different shift patterns, so enter your details and we will get you started with a free introduction 1 on 1 class as soon as possible.