Fundamentals (Beginners to Intermediate)
Gracie Barra’s Fundamentals Program is designed to introduce beginning students to the basic concepts of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and get them comfortable with the fundamental techniques. In these classes, the emphasis is put on teaching basic positions, drills, and movements, to give our new students a solid understanding of dominant positions, escaping bad positions, and the use of practical self-defense techniques including chokes and joint locks. Students in this program learn submissions, takedowns, and how to control an opponent using leverage and superior positioning. Each new technique or theory is presented in a step-by-step method, which makes it easy for new practitioners to progress and improve. This class includes warm up exercises, basic coordination drills, a Jiu Jitsu/self-defense technique, and fun live application drills which will get you in great shape. The unique benefits of this program are that it develops strong motor skills, fitness, discipline, and introduces students to a practical form of self-defense, all in a fun environment. We recommend new students to participate at least 2 times per week.