Primarily a ground fighting or “grappling” sport, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu emphasizes using technique over strength.
Learn one of the most popular martial arts today! Developed in Brazil almost a century ago from traditional Japanese Jiu-Jitsu and Judo, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a dynamic and evolving martial art that engages body and mind.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is founded on the principle that a smaller, or weaker person can overtake a larger, or stronger, opponent by using leverage and physics to gain a dominant position, which then allows for submissions, via chokes or joint locks. At Octagon MMA, you will learn the fundamentals that make these concepts possible. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a great way to learn self-defense, situational awareness, and physics.
Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t discriminate against age, race, sex or color. You can start your journey anytime you’re ready to make a positive life chage. In 2019, Octagon has welcomed the highest number of white belts in many years. It’s a great time to get started. The only thing holding you back is yourself.