Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defense system, martial art, and combat sport system that focuses on grappling with particular emphasis on ground fighting. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was developed from Kodokan Judo fundamentals that were taught by a number of Japanese individuals including Takeo Yano, Mitsuyo Maeda, Soshihiro Satake, and Isao Okano. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu eventually came to be its own defined combat sport through the innovations, practices, and adaptation of Judo through the Gracie Family.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can be practiced without a Gi (uniform), this is often referred to as "No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu" or submission grappling. No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu heavily incorporates techniques from Judo, Wrestling, Sambo and traditional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and is generally faster paced. No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu has gained a lot of popularity over the last few years due to the easy transition into Mixed Martial Arts.
Due to the lack of a Gi, and Gi-specific grips, No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu is often easier to learn as the number techniques is very greatly reduced. No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu is also challenging style of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as it is generally faster paced, and allows for previous experience in other grappling arts to be more easily assimilated into your experience. This can greatly benefit your learning curve. This can usually be experienced through sparring (commonly referred to as "rolling" within the BJJ community) and live drilling play a major role in training and the practitioner's development.
At Kroyler Gracie Jiu-Jitsu all the students are exposed to Kroyler Gracie's systemized and highly technical approach to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Kroyler Gracie prides himself in delivering world class instruction and ensuring that his students achieve the highest level of technical knowledge and ability. Kroyler takes a specific interest in each and everyone of his students and helps them achieve their particular goals, whatever they may be. Kroyler is under direct tutelage of Grand Master Marcio "Macarra" Stambowsky, a legendary practitioner and instructor!
Grand Master Marcio "Macarra" Stambowsky and Kroyler Gracie
At Kroyler Gracie Jiu-Jitsu we provide a friendly training environment that allows for all of our students to flourish and to achieve their goals. Whatever may that goal be: self-defense, a hobby, competitive sport Jiu-Jitsu (GI or No-Gi), improved fitness, we are confident that we can help you achieve it.
Kroyler Gracie has systemized Jiu-Jitsu in such a way that regardless of previous experience you can learn and grow in your Jiu-Jitsu career. Often regarded as an encyclopedia of Jiu-Jitsu, Kroyler believes in making all of his students well-rounded and providing them with all the necessary tools to deal with any situation.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi benefits:
Unlike other gyms, we are a 100% ego free, friendly, family training environment designed to help you learn in a fun, safe, injury-free way! But, just in case you are feeling a little unsure or nervous about learning Jiu-Jitsu, we suggest bringing a friend along to share the enjoyment and check us out!
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