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BJJ for Kids: Building Discipline on the Mat

BJJ for Kids: Building Discipline on the Mat

BJJ for Kids: Building Discipline on the Mat, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is not just a martial art; it’s a way of life that instills important values in its practitioners. When it comes to kids, BJJ can be a powerful tool for developing discipline, respect, and self-control. In this blog post, we’ll explore the unique ways in which BJJ can nurture these essential qualities in children, both on and off the mat.

Physical Discipline

One of the most apparent benefits of BJJ for kids is the physical discipline it fosters. Through regular training, children learn to control their bodies and movements with precision. This physical discipline not only improves their BJJ techniques but also carries over to other areas of their lives, such as sports, academics, and everyday tasks.

Mental Toughness

BJJ requires a great deal of mental toughness and resilience. Kids who practice BJJ learn to embrace challenges, push through adversity, and develop a growth mindset. As they navigate the complexities of learning new techniques and sparring with training partners, they build mental fortitude that serves them well in all areas of life.

Respect and Humility

Central to the philosophy of BJJ is the concept of respect. In a BJJ academy, children are taught to show respect to their instructors, training partners, and the art itself. They also learn humility, understanding that there is always more to learn and room to grow. These values extend beyond the academy, shaping children into respectful, considerate individuals in their interactions with others.

Self-Control and Patience

In the controlled environment of a BJJ class, kids learn the importance of self-control and patience. They understand that progress takes time and effort, and that impulsivity serves no purpose on the mat. These lessons carry over into their daily lives, helping them make better choices and handle challenging situations with composure.

Conflict Resolution and Bully Prevention

BJJ equips kids with valuable conflict resolution skills, teaching them how to handle physical confrontations in a controlled and nonviolent manner. This can be particularly beneficial in preventing bullying, as children gain the confidence and ability to defend themselves without resorting to aggression.

Building Character for Life

By engaging in BJJ, kids are not only learning a martial art but also developing character traits that will serve them well into adulthood. The discipline, mental fortitude, respect, and self-control instilled through BJJ can shape them into resilient, empathetic, and confident individuals.

In conclusion, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu offers a wealth of benefits for kids, particularly in the realm of discipline. By immersing themselves in the art, children develop physical and mental discipline, learn respect and humility, cultivate self-control and patience, and acquire valuable conflict resolution skills. These lessons extend far beyond the mat, shaping them into well-rounded individuals with strong character and a positive outlook on life.

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*1st place – Brazil Cup Jiu-Jitsu (CBJJO) – 2004
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State League (LERJJ) – 2004
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Championship (FJJ-Rio) – weight and open weight division – 2004
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Ranking (FJJ-Rio) – 2004
‍*2nd place – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship (CBJJ) – 2005
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Championship – weight and open weight division (FJJ-Rio) – 2005.
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Ranking (FJJ-Rio) – 2005
*1st place – Brazil Cup Jiu-Jitsu – weight division – 2006
* 3rd place – Brazil Cup Jiu-Jitsu – Absolut of light division – 2006
*1st place – Super Cup Rip Dorey Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Professional – 2006
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Championship – weight and open weight division (FJJ-Rio) – 2006
*3rd Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship CBJJO 2007 – Weight Division
*3rd Pan American Jiu-Jitsu Championship CBJJO 2007 – Open Weight Division
*2nd place – South American Jiu-Jitsu Championship (IBJJF ) – 2007
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Championship (FJJ-Rio ) – 2007
*1st place – International Jiu-Jitsu No Gi Championship – 2007
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Championship (FJJ-Rio) – 2008
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Championship (FJJD-Rio) – 2008
*1st place – Rio de Janeiro Jiu-Jitsu State Championship (FJJ-Rio) – open weight division – 2009
*1st place – South American Jiu-Jitsu Championship (IBJJF)- 2009
*2nd place – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Jiu-Jitsu No Gi Championship (CBJJ)- 2009
*1st place – Super Fight Jiu-Jitsu – Ohio – 2011
*1st place – Colorado State Jiu-Jitsu No Gi Championship – weight Division – 2011
*1st place – Colorado State Jiu-Jitsu No Gi Championship – Open Weight Division – 2011
*1st place – Super Fight Jiu-Jitsu – Colorado – 2011
*1st place – Dallas Jiu-Jitsu International Open (IBJJF) – 2012
*3rd place – Pan American Jiu-Jitsu International Championship (IBJJF) – 2013
*1st place – Chicago Jiu-Jitsu International Open (IBJJF) – 2013
*1st place – Seattle Jiu-Jitsu International Open (IBJJF) – 2014
*1st place – BJJ Tour Jiu-Jitsu International – 2014
*1st place – Summer Classic Super Fight Jiu-Jitsu – 2015
*1st place – Europa Super Show Dallas – Jiu-Jitsu No-Gi Super Fight – 2015
*1st place – Vegas International Open (IBJJF) – Weight division – 2016
*1st place – Vegas International Open (IBJJF) Open weight division – 2016
*1st place – Los Angeles PRO (IBJJF) – 2016
*2nd place – weight division – New York International Open (IBJJF) – 2017
*3rd place – Absolute (open weight) divison – New York International Open (IBJJF) – 2017
*1st place – National Championship (IBJJF) – 2017
*1st place – San Jose International Open Championship (IBJJF) – 2017
*1st place – weight division – Seattle International Open Championship (IBJJF) – 2017
*2nd place – absolute (open weight division) – Seattle International Open Championship (IBJJF) – 2017
*Champion of super fight – Fight to Win PRO 47TX – 2017
*1st place – San Diego Pro Championship (IBJJF) – 2017
*2nd place – Pan American No Gi International Championship (IBJJF) – 2017
*1st place – San Antonio International Open (IBJJF) – 2017
*1st place – Cincinnati International Open (IBJJF) – 2017
*2nd place – World NO GI (IBJJF) – 2017
*1st place – Seattle International Open (IBJJF) – 2018
*2nd place – Super fight – Fight to Win PRO 87 TX – 2018

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