Andrew Payne, retired military man, local hero who saved 2 girls at Nymph falls and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu blue belt, continues to give back to the community. He’s willing to sponsor two kids who can’t afford to take Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes here at The Academy. The kids class ranges from 5-12 years old.

How do we choose who gets sponsored you may ask…

Here’s how this is going to work. If you know of a child who would like to and would benefit from taking BJJ classes but their family cannot afford the tuition please forward this post to a family that is in need of some assistance.

Families/kids who are interested in getting this sponsorship will have to write a 1 page paper as to why they would like to take Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and what benefits they expect from learning the martial art. From the entries, the top two will be chosen.

Kids classes resume September 19th, every Tuesday and Thursday 5pm – 6pm. Cost is $200 for 3 mths.

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