In Bristol Dojo Bjj we offer a full Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training program, suitable for everyone no matter what their experience level. This class is your starting point for Bjj, here you will learn the fundamentals of grappling, how to escape holds and how to do basic submissions. There is no sparring in this class but you will carry out training drills with your partner.
This class is suitable for those who wish to study Bjj as a stand alone art and progress through the belt system or as part of our MMA program. You will learn techniques both with and without the Gi (training uniform). Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is an art based on developing ground combat skills. Along with this, it teaches takedowns, takedown defence, ground control, and especially submissions. Submissions refer to holds that either cut off an opponent’s air supply (chokes) or look to take advantage of a joint (such as armbars) so is fantastic for self defence.