Professor Anthony Hamlet has over 20yrs of coaching experience and is a 3x all American in wrestling and a black belt under Marcelo Alonso. So you'll be sure to get the best of both worlds.
Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art based on grappling and ground fighting, focusing on the skill of controlling one’s opponent through techniques that force him or her to submit. It prides itself in being known as the “gentle art”, allowing a smaller, weaker person to use leverage and submissions (chokes, locks) to defend yourself against a bigger opponent.
Anyone: women, men, and even children as young as four years old can practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Because it is an art that is designed for a smaller, weaker practitioner to subdue much larger and stronger opponents, virtually anyone of any size, age or sex can practice Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Contrary to popular belief, studies show that 95% of street fights end on the ground. The techniques you learn in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, which focuses on taking your opponent down to the ground and keeping them there, enables you to attack or get into a more dominant position. This gives you the upper hand at all times in a real-life self-defense situation.
Rash guard will allow better movability and will provide good hygiene.
shorts will offer better range of motion.
Jut like shorts leggings will offer better range of motion and will promote better hygiene.
Mouth guard and groin protection is important when grappling live.
Make sure fingernails and toenails are clipped short before each training session.
Put on deodorant before training.
If you use some type of brace or wrap make sure it is properly washed before each practice
We are all dedicated to train everyday and improve our games with maximum efficacy, but if you are sick or coming down with something, take the day off. Training hard will lower your immune system thus delaying your recovery. It also exposes everyone to your illness thus putting your teammates at risk of also getting sick.
Earring, necklaces, rings, etc. need to be removed before training. They have the ability to hurt both you and your training partners.
Taking a shower immediately following class lessens your chances of picking up a skin irritation or infection.