Jujutsu (YSR) is a non sportive, Japanese Martial Art involving a wide range of strikes, takedowns, throws, joint locks, and ground work. Additionally the system includes Hanbo-Jutsu, (three foot staff) spontaneous knife self defence as well as traditional form training, which encourages students to study the intricacies of the art, without a partner or mats, in order to garner a deeper understanding of it.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a Modern Martial Art and combat sport born of Judo and Jujutsu. The Brazilians have developed a very simple yet very intricate theory and strategy for approaching self-defence, sportive grappling and Mixed Martial Arts competition. This strategy employs a variety of techniques including throws and takedowns with the emphasis on grappling and ground work where the goal is set on gaining positional dominance over the opponent to force submission utilizing joint locks and chokeholds.
Minimum age for the adult program is 14. Classes are taught in a Traditional format with full Martial Arts etiquette in place. Every class is divided into three sections with each section focusing on specific elements of training. Training involves stand up, Judo, Self Defence, Gi and no Gi grappling (with light body contact) , Hanbo and spontaneous knife defence with significant amounts of Randori practice every session.
Uniforms are mandatory, safety comes first and nothing but love and respect is brought to the mats every day. Students work progressively at their own pace and are encouraged to train a minimum of twice a week. As students progress they may eventually have the opportunity to rank separately for Black belt in both the Japanese and Brazilian styles of Jiu-Jitsu. Practical application is the main focus of the program and progression is based on time, experience and skill. Beginners of our program are quickly introduced to the best of both styles. Our senior students are immediately available to start them from the ground up. Their experience in both the striking and grappling arts make them excellent mentors for the junior students. Our curriculum is already designed to create the total package. The more you get involved, the more skills you will develop, the more fit you will become and ultimately the more confident and inspired you will feel about your entire life.