*DISABLED VETERANS DISCOUNT – A Disabled Veterans discount will be applied to your tuition when you sign up for classes. Your discount is your disability rating from the VA. Please provide a copy of your rating when you sign up. For example, a Disabled Veteran with a disability rating of 100% will pay $0 in tuition fees. FIRST RESPONDER DISCOUNT (FIRE, LEO, EMT, ER personnel) will receive a 20% discount off tuition cost.
Devine Jiu-Jitsu is ran very well by trained and professional instructors. Throughout your time with this group, you will learn you will need to not only protect yourself in the real world, but also in an athletic and competitive world. For me its been a journey that has been nothing I've ever done before and slowly changed my outlook and mentality in my everyday life. You become more empathetic and not to judge a book by its cover. I would highly recommend Instructor Derek to anyone looking for a positive transformation in life.
Yes, we will always encourage those interested to take advantage of our free introductory week.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art with a strong emphasis on grappling and ground work. Other types of martial arts rely on speed and strength, Jiu-Jitsu relies on a variety of skills and proper technique to gain superior position on the ground where strikes or submission holds such as chokes or joint locks can then be used.
Yes, the resistance provided during training can improve reaction time, balance, core strength, and increase flexibility which can lead to reduced body fat and weight loss. The aerobic and anaerobic benefits provided during training can be more effective than doing regular exercise at the gym. Ultimately its how dedicated to Jiu-Jitsu and a healthy lifestyle to achieve the best results.
Jiu-Jitsu is safe. The average injury rate is 36.1 per 1000 athlete exposures and it’s the lowest in martial arts. BJJ injury rate is also slightly lower compared to more common sports like football – 37.3 per 1000 athlete exposures. As a student you will need to complete a waiver acknowledging the risks before participating.
In Jiu-Jitsu you have the ability to surrender at any point during a sparring or a tournament called TAP. Tapping is beneficial when compared to football for example and being able to stop a tackle. In Jiu-Jitsu, the physical act or words "tap" will cease the continued action(s) to stop a submission and ultimately reducing or eliminating the chance of injury.