Classes

BJJ classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM at Gardner Hall, located at 204 S 46th Avenue, Yakima, WA, 98908.  Placement into the three classes described below is at the discretion of our coaches and is based on the student’s experience, age, and physical attributes.

I. Beginner Class [t/th 5:00 to 5:45]

Our Beginner Class is offered to beginner athletes from ages 5 to 16.  The goals are fun, efficient movement, and physical conditioning.  Basic positional awareness and transitions are introduced.  Depending on interest and readiness, some athletes in this class have the honor of representing AJA at local, national, and international BJJ tournaments.

 

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II. Intermediate Class [t/th 5:45 to 6:30]

Our Intermediate Class is offered to athletes from ages 5 to 16 who have had some previous experience in BJJ.  The goals are fun, self-defense basics, and physical conditioning.  Advanced positional awareness and basic submissions are introduced.  Depending on interest and readiness, some athletes in this class have the honor of representing AJA at local, national, and international BJJ tournaments.

 

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III. Advanced Class [t/th 6:30 to 7:30]

Our Advanced Class is offered to advanced BJJ athletes from ages 8 to 16.  The goals of this class are fun and physical conditioning with emphasis on positional advancement and chaining submissions.  Depending on interest and readiness, some athletes in this class have the honor of representing AJA at local, national, and international BJJ tournaments.

 

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