In today’s society kids are in front of computers, tv’s and phones for far too many hours!
Getting kids out and being active is imperative. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gets the kids moving for the entire class. They run, crawl, jump, cartwheel and roll, getting them a well rounded physical workout.
The best aspect of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for kids is the self defense or “bully proofing” they earn through discipline and practice. It’s the best non violent way of protecting yourself, without hurting someone who is doing the bullying. They will learn how to nullify a bully’s aggression, peacefully resolving a confrontation. Learning these skills will give the child confidence…who doesn’t want their kids to have more of that???
The kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program at The Academy is the only one like it in the Comox Valley. There is a belt system in place, the kids need to learn the basic curriculum. They get a sense of accomplishment when they can perform new moves, get a new stripe and eventually EARN a new belt! These are not given away, the kids must show an understanding of the curriculum and show respect to each other and their instructors.
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 5pm – 6pm