Designed to provide students with a solid foundation of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu theory, technique and principles. Each class incorporates flow drills that are designed to bring critical BJJ concepts to the surface, and assist students to apply fluid body mechanics to their technique. Core positional sparring, drilling and escape components are continually practiced in order to develop a student’s spatial awareness and physiological understanding of the sport.
For eligible Blue Belts and above, this class is designed to progress a student's Jiu-Jitsu skill and training to the next level. The class will reinforce and expound upon components previously learned, And begin to focus upon combining both basic and advanced techniques into a more complex and comprehensive strategy. The Advanced Class is guaranteed to bring a greater appreciation and respect to the practice of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
The No-Gi Program is offered in both fundamental and advanced classes. Students will have the opportunity to learn the same modern jiu jitsu being taught in Gi classes, but learn how to adapt them to No-Gi situations. Students must wear the Matteobjj No-Gi uniform to participate in these classes.
Adult & Kids' Private Lessons
Private lessons are available to all Academy members & visitors and are a great way for more concentrated instruction. Students will have the opportunity for a more in-depth exploration of techniques and positional study in this more exclusive learning environment.
Open Mat & Drilling
Open Mat is a non-instructional, yet supervised class where students may practice the application of technique through partnered drilling and timed sparring matches. Students are encouraged to conceptualize their strengths and weaknesses, and to work on demonstrating what they learned throughout the week. Guidance by instructors is available.