Toddler and Youth Academy
NJMMAA offers Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Kickboxing classes for children of all ages, from beginner to advanced levels.
Toddler Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – Ages 4-6:
With this age group, we teach Jiu-Jitsu by almost disguising it in a series of games that develop proper balance, technique and positioning. If your child is having fun they will be engaged, if they are engaged they will learn. This class is designed to teach your child the basic movements of Jiu-Jitsu in a fun and engaging high energy class.
Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – Ages 7-12:
This class is designed to teach your child the basic movements of Jiu-Jitsu in a fun and engaging high energy class.
The children’s class helps to develop gross motor skills, cooperation, and simple defensive skills. All of our children’s classes emphasize discipline and cooperation and develop self-confidence and awareness in our students.
During the class, students learn takedowns, takedown defense, and submissions. At the end of this class, students participate in a sparring session where they will grapple with each other allowing the student to apply the techniques taught during the first half of the class. The classes are taught in a high energy, fun environment with an emphasis on physical fitness and discipline.
Youth Advanced Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – Ages 7-12:
This is a fast-paced course intended for the more advanced students. A Grey Belt of above is required in order to participate.
Youth Kickboxing – Ages 7-12:
This course focuses on all levels basic American style Kickboxing. This high-energy class helps to develop skills and combinations, cardio calisthenics, and bag work. Students will also learn the fundamentals of kickboxing which includes punches, kicks, elbow strikes, partner drills, and pad work in addition to improving agility, building strength and conditioning.