Ok, you might not need any reasons to begin training in BJJ, but I’m going to give you 10 Great reasons for those living in Edmonton to do BJJ at Arashi Do Martial Arts.
1. Simple and safe Self Defence for all ages and sizes – We have a heavy focus on Self Defence for all our students. Not interested in Self Defence but more in Sport? Did you know the whole reason for for sport competitions was the idea of testing the effectiveness of one’s ability to Defend themselves? 90% of the Self Defence we cover at the White Belt Level is Sport Applicable.
2. Build real, unshakeable confidence in yourself – Children and Adults alike have benefited from the Valuable Life Skills we teach in Class. Our Instructors will help you achieve you personal goals using Martial Arts as a method of reaching them. Confidence is easily built by stepping outside your comfort zone and exceeding what you believed was possible and our Instructors are great at getting you there.
3. We have Edmonton’s Longest running BJJ Program – Professor Mike started grappling in 1997 and begin teaching Grappling in 2000 and BJJ in 2002, making this BJJ program not only the longest, but making him the Instructor with the most hours of Instructing on the mats. Add in the variety of Children’s Classes, Intermediate Level Classes, Self Defence Classes and Women’s Only Classes and you have Edmonton’s Most Experienced BJJ Instructor.
4.A variety of classes for the hobbyist or competitor – We offer classes for those interested in Self Defence and those interested in Sport. Either way, we make sure that ever class has you sweating, smiling and learning. Every class will have other students with the same or similar goals to partner up with.
5. Learn how to deal with confrontations verbally and physically – In our BJJ classes we teach you not only the physical skills to apply in Self Defence situations but the verbal skills to either defuse the situations or buy some time and set up your defence. Training your verbal skills also forces you to be more aware of your surroundings, something incredibly important for Self Defence.
Stay tuned for part 2 with five more great reasons.