Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Houston
Are you ready to master the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?
Professor Jonatas Eliaquim is a 3rd Degree Black Belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. (founder of Gracie Barra) and the head of the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program at O Athletik in Houston TX.
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 BJJ at O Athletik.
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 so you can succeed. Our coaches strive to promote continuous self-improvement. With hundreds of techniques to master and discover each day, you will never stop learning. For a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Houston program, look no further than O Athletik. Check out our class schedule today.