a martial art form that uses the advantage of leverage to complete various maneuvers. Helio Gracie, the “father” of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) transformed traditional Jiu-Jitsu by modifying techniques that worked with his smaller and weaker stature. The core of Jiu-Jitsu is self-defense.
Because leverage is the foundation of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, this martial art form is beneficial for everyone – children, women, men – including those with some forms of disabilities. Children can begin learning foundations of jiu- jitsu as young as 3 years old; and the maximum age range is truly unlimited as the art is designed for weaker practitioners. Helio Gracie, the founder of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu continued to practice jiu-jitsu until he passed away at 95 years old … READ MORE.
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Some of you may not know that IJJ began in the backyard with a blog. Want to read Jason’s original blog posts that he started as a blue belt? Here it is! GO TRAIN..OSSSSS
Honored to host a true friend & mentor. Gracie Kailua Founder & General, 3rd Degree Black Belt, Professor Jason Izaguirre. Open to all academies & affiliations. 7-7-17 6-9 pm $25
Heading to Muskegon, Michigan for our annual affiliate seminar! June 10, 2017 at Island Jiu-Jitsu Michigan 12-2:30 pm $60
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