🌟Extra-Curricular Brazilian Jiu jitsu 🌟
We are delighted to announce that the latest extra-curricular activity we will shortly be providing our students is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a grappling based martial art with tons of benefits for young people. Listed below are but a few. please don’t hesitate to get in contact for more information about our latest lunchtime activity.
- Physical Fitness: BJJ provides an excellent full-body workout that improves strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular fitness. It helps young people stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
- Self-Defense Skills: BJJ teaches practical self-defense techniques that can boost confidence and help young individuals protect themselves in real-life situations.
- Discipline: Grappling sports require discipline and regular practice, which can instill important life skills like time management and dedication.
- Problem Solving: BJJ is often compared to chess due to its strategic nature. Young practitioners learn to think critically and solve problems on the mat, which can translate into improved problem-solving skills in other aspects of life.
- Focus and Concentration: The sport requires intense focus and concentration. Practicing BJJ can help young individuals improve their ability to concentrate on tasks and maintain mental clarity.
- Respect and Sportsmanship: Grappling sports emphasize respect for opponents, coaches, and training partners. Young practitioners learn the importance of sportsmanship and treating others with respect both on and off the mat.
- Social Skills: BJJ offers the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals, fostering social skills and creating a sense of community.
- Goal Setting: BJJ provides a clear progression through belts and ranks, encouraging young people to set and work towards achievable goals.
- Stress Relief: Engaging in physical activity like BJJ can reduce stress and anxiety levels, helping young individuals manage the pressures of daily life.
- Cultural Awareness: BJJ has deep cultural roots in Brazil, and learning the sport can introduce young people to Brazilian culture and history.
- Lifelong Learning: BJJ is a complex and evolving sport, encouraging a lifelong commitment to learning and personal growth.
- Healthy Competition: Competition in BJJ can teach young individuals how to handle wins and losses gracefully, promoting a healthy approach to competition in all aspects of life.
- Teamwork: While BJJ is an individual sport, it’s often practiced within a team or academy. Young practitioners learn to work as a team, support each other’s growth, and build camaraderie