This program is run by Renato Tavares, 5th degree Black Belt under Carlson Gracie Sr., who is considered to be one of the most technical black belts in Florida. Renato Tavares is still competing and took gold at Pans and Master Worlds in 2016. Tavares is a world class teacher and MMA coach, always striving to get the most out of his students.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is primarily a ground-fighting art. Most techniques involve both fighters on the mat. There is a heavy emphasis on positional strategy, which is about which fighter is on top, and where each person’s legs are. Positions are stable situations, from which a large variety of techniques are available to both fighters.
What Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can do for you:
- Get in great shape
- Lose weight
- Become more agile
- Gain self confidence
- Become more self discipline
- Relieve stress
- Engages your mind and body at all times
What is Vero Beach Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and what are it’s benefits?
Jiu jitsu is a martial art that came from Japan with the fundamentals of Self Defense. After it was introduced in Brazil and modified by the Gracie Family, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu turned into the largest growing martial art in the World. BJJ focuses on grappling and/or ground fighting.
Practitioners learn throws, locks, controls and how to use balance, body motion and agility to be able to defend themselves on the mat, to defeat an opponent in competition or use as a self-defense if needed.
The BJJ fundamentals are used in the military and special forces in many Countries. They use this for hand to hand combat.
Training Jiu Jitsu provides students with physical and mental benefits. Some of the benefits are common to all martial arts, and other benefits come solely from training in BJJ.
A Jiu jitsu training session at Legacy Martial Arts in Vero Beach includes cardiovascular training, strength training, stretching and breathing work. These will also help to increase your strength, endurance, and flexibility.
You will learn Battlefield techniques which form the basis of all Jiu Jitsu training. Those techniques will teach you the skills to apply in the case of someone attacking you. You will be able to use these techniques to protect and defend yourself, your friends and your family.
Learning these skills requires many long years of practice, but it is one of the benefits that attracts most people to this martial art.
Patience, Focus and Discipline
In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu you must be patient and learn all the details of the art. You must be focused to be able to learn how your body:
- moving it the correct way
- moving arms and legs with coordination
- understanding leverage
- and many other small details.
By learning and understanding these body movements you will learn self discipline.
BJJ for Fun and to Reduce Stress
After you understand the fundamentals and learn some basic movements, BJJ will be the best stress reliever and a lot of fun.
Vero Beach Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes are a great place to make friends, forget about your daily problems and have fun.