When joining the Emerson Souza Jiu Jitsu Academy no matter what level you will become part of a unique family. You will quickly learn the effectiveness Jiu Jitsu has to offer in both self defense and in your day to day life.
Jiu-Jitsu teaches how to use leverage to disable or subdue your opponent. By learning these techniques you will learn how to effectively defend yourself in the event you find yourself in a dangerous altercation.
Jiu Jitsu is a high intensity cardiovascular workout that gives your heart more blood resulting in stronger more efficient organs and arteries become more elastic and efficient. Issues like high blood pressure and bad cholesterol will decrease while good cholesterol increases.
Jiu Jitsu is a guaranteed way to meet new people & friends that respect and genuinely care about your self improvement and well being. At Emerson Souza Brazilian Jiu Jitsu there are NO strangers.
Jiu Jitsu greatly assists in stress and anxiety reduction by :
During a single Jiu Jitsu class your average caloric burn may range between 700-1100 calories. This can depend on the intensity of training but simply put, Jiu Jitsu BURNS through calories
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or BJJ focuses on Grappling and Ground Fighting Techniques that enable a weaker smaller person to use leverage in order to defeat a larger stronger opponent. There is no striking in Jiu Jitsu and the main benefit of that has to do with the way Jiu Jitsu practitioners train or spar in classroom settings. The focus on submissions without the use of strikes while training allows practitioners to practice at full speed and with full power, resembling the effort used in a real competition or resisting opponent.
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In the early days of the UFC Jiu Jitsu made it very clear that a smaller weaker opponent was not to be taken lightly. Jiu Jitsu prevailed in the octogan and showed that with leverage anything is possible. This display skyrocketed jiu jitsu to the spotlight and the Gracie name became an overnight sensation in the US. Due to the “gentle" aspect of jiu jitsu, it can be practiced close to full speed and full force on a daily basis without inflicting serious injuries on its practitioners. Striking arts even wrestling and judo eventually begin to take a substantial toll on practitioners and which can (not always) be avoidable in jiu jitsu.