Author - Luis Romano

Pan Kids IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2017 video hightlight

We found this video on youtube, thanks to our friends GraciMag (Make sure you subscribe to their channel). The Pan Kids IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2017 was held on Feb. 19 at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, California. These are the highlights GracieMag put together to honor these children who are representing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu so well. Enjoy! Pan Kids IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship 2017  

How Old Should Kids Start doing BJJ

I have 3 boys (9, 3 and 2) and can wait until my 3 and 2 are old enough to be able to start doing Jiu Jitsu, or at least officially in the dojo. I know some parents and professors start them as young as 3 but I honestly don't think they have the attention span to be able to memorize a basic move, but thats just me. Starting young at any sport can give you an edge when it [...]

Monthly Kids friendly BJJ Tournaments – October

We are going to be starting new and cool series here on the blog and one of those is going to be Monthly tournament events around the world. We initially thought that because we are in the US we should only be doing USA tournaments however we found that we have readers from Europe as well. We figure we'll save you the time of searching for tournaments online and then just list them all in here with their respective registration [...]

Kids Learning JiuJitsu in gi

5 Types of BJJ Kids

I have the privileged of being able to coach kids at my dojo and let me start by saying this is one of the best things that anybody can do. Its a lot of fun watching the kids learn the same things we as adults learn and be able to see them apply these techniques successfully to their partners. Whenever you are coaching you also have the opportunity to learn twice, specially if there is a higher rank belt [...]

10 Reasons Why MMA Trumps Team Sports and Why Your Kids Should Train In It

Did you know that Mixed Martial Arts utilizes the best of physical activities including boxing, wrestling, jiujutsu and much more? Here are 10 reasons why MMA is much better than any other team sport: 1.      Teaches Your Child about Individual Achievement One of the most prominent benefits of MMA is that nobody sits on the bench. Mixed martial arts encourage children to exert their physical energy instead of relying on their team members. 2.      Self Defense MMA specially focuses on self-defense by teaching [...]

Reasons Why Parents around the Globe Need To Have Their Children Train BJJ

Brazilian Jiujutsu is a form of martial arts that teaches children to defend themselves against a larger challenger using the proper techniques. Here’s why every parent should have their child train in BJJ: Promotes Healthier Approach to Eating Too many parents risk feeding their kids processed food because of the added convenience. However, when your child is training in BBJ, they will require proper nutrition. Feeding your kids unhealthy junk food will hinder their performance at school and cause them to [...]

This is Why Your Kid Should Learn BJJ

If you are planning on enrolling your child in a form of development activity, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the best way to start. Like martial arts, gymnastics or dance, BJJ classes provide kids a healthy and positive atmosphere to learn and grow. Here’s why you should enroll your kid in BJJ classes right away: Family Oriented Sport How much quality time do you spend with your family? BJJ is a family oriented sport that is great for adults, teens and children. [...]

The not so Secret Health Benefits of Brazilian Jiujutsu

BJJ is more than a sport and like any other martial art, it involves groundbreaking techniques and numerous health benefits that will increase your fitness levels in every way possible. Not only will you and your family learn to defend yourself but you will also learn the importance of staying fit and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Here are some health benefits of BJJ: Builds Physical Strength BJJ toughens the body and increases physical strength. Apart from simply being tiring, BJJ involves [...]