Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gym Houston
Are you ready to master the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?O Athletik’s instructors include second-degree black belt Washington De Lima, and black belt James Cooper. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, or BJJ, is a martial art that is based upon ground fighting and grappling. It utilizes the skill of controlling one’s opponent by using various techniques that force them to submit. The popularity of BJJ is on the rise with televised MMA fighters commonly having a black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. The history and development of Jiu Jitsu overtime is powerful. If you are interested in taking Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Houston, O Athletik is the place to start! Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is for everyone! Men, women, and children as young as four years old can begin learning the disciplined art of BJJ. Jiu Jitsu is commonly known as a “gentle” art because it allows smaller, weaker people to use leverage against larger opponents. Jiu Jitsu also sharpens the mind as it heavily utilizes strategy and technique to beat your opponent. In a sense, it is a “game of human chess” implementing hundreds of concepts and techniques that you learn through training. Of course, Jiu Jitsu is an amazing workout! During our classes as you focus on learning new techniques, you will participate in drilling and grappling sessions that will quickly transform your body. Expect your weight to drop and your flexibility to increase as you begin your journey in BJJ. One of the things we are most proud of is the way our coaches use BJJ to shape the character of their students. Not only will you grow stronger physically, but mentally and emotionally as well. You will learn to accept failure with grace and embrace determination to prepare you for success. Our coaches strive to promote continuous self-improvement. With hundreds of techniques to master and discover each day, you will never stop learning.
Hone Your SkillsFor those who are seasoned Brazilian Jiu Jitsu students, this new affiliation will bring even more honed training with instructors who know more about the sport than anyone else. Our elite BJJ students should look forward to gaining even more experience and skills. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is also great for beginners who are interested in gaining skills such as self-defense and problem-solving skills. Read more about the extra benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on our BJJ blog.
Available To All MembersAt O Athletik, we aim to bring the best resources to our members. With multiple black belt instructors available, there’s no better BJJ gym in Houston to train at. Whether you are a beginner or more experienced, is a place for you at our gym. All weekly classes are included in our monthly base membership. Check out our class schedule and start your first class today!
Frequently Asked Questions:
Yes, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes are included in the full membership rate.
O Athletik offers gi and no gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training programs.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is very effective for self-defense. It allows smaller, weaker people to use leverage against larger opponents and uses strategy and technique to beat your opponent.