Kids Jiujitsu Lessons

Our goals are to teach Jiu Jitsu in a safe way to increase the confidence of each child.

Kids Jiu-jitsu Lessons


Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, or BJJ, is a fighting style & combat sport that concentrates on utilizing the concept of leverage to defeat your opponent by acquiring a prominent placement over them & applying an entry hold (choke or joint secure).

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu can be utilized for self-defense, sport grappling competitions, and also blended martial arts (MMA). The efficiency of BJJ is undeniable, as well as has been verified for many years a lot to make sure that it is currently a staple of every professional boxer’s toolbox. Whether you are youthful or old, trying to find a healthy and balanced pastime, a system of self-defense, or intending to become a major competitor or specialist fighter, the method of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu will offer you a lifetime of perks.

Modern Brazilian Jiu-jitsu traces its roots to the prior Japanese art Jujitsu, which was later on fine-tuned in Japan for much more showing off objectives & renamed Judo. Judo & BJJ have numerous methods in usual; nonetheless, Judo highlights primarily throwing methods, while BJJ concentrates a lot more on completing the battle on the ground. “Jiu-jitsu” translates as “gentle art” and also it focuses on making use of taking advantage of and also strategy redirect your opponent’s stamina as well as to maximize your very own toughness in one of the most reliable fashion feasible. Because of this, the strategies of BJJ have been confirmed to be quite efficient for smaller sized, small individuals, even versus a much larger challenger.

In BJJ, there are no static “types” or relocates that are “too lethal” to exercise in any practical context. Considering that it is a grappling fine art, professionals can securely spar with at full rate with real-time resistance, while minimizing the chance of severe injury. This gives pupils the capability to examine the efficiency of their strategies in a live setup.

Sparring live and also drilling is a vital element of training in BJJ, as well as a pupil’s capacity, to apply their strategies in a practical scenario with a resisting opponent plays a significant function in ranking advancement in the fine art. BJJ is traditionally practiced in the gi, which makes it possible for the specialist to use the grasps on the fabric to hold, onto their partner. Nevertheless, methods for training without the gi are also taught in the class.


Kid’s Brazilian Jiu-jitsu classes is offered in our Superkidz Martial Arts program to increase their awareness in protecting themselves just in case your child is on the ground being attack. Although, Grandmaster Taningco has trained in traditional jiu-jitsu with a lot of traditional throws, the ground techniques of BJJ is vital to one’s self-defense arsenal.

Founder, Head Instructor
Manuel Taningco
“TAMA … building knowledge in the mind, honesty in the heart, and strength in the body through martial arts training, since 1976.”

We teach the children how to escape on the different positions such as the mount, guard, side mount, turtle position, rear attack and knee mount. Our goals are to teach it in a safe way to increase the confidence of each child what those BJJ techniques can do to another person. Understanding the force of each technique enables the person to comprehend the safety side of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training.

Although, knowledge is of significant importance, safety comes first for every child. Fun and challenging class for each student that participates in this grappling jiu-jitsu program we teach. Each and every step of the way, they begin to understand the intricacies of escaping and controlling and eventually tap their partner out with the concern of safety first.

White belts and gold belts are eventually separated from the rest of the group, so each student is given more attention to the details discuss in each lesson and during their application moves of their Brazilian jiu-jitsu techniques.

Read more about our adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes offered at Tama Martial Arts Center. BJJ classes are held on Tuesdays and Thursday evenings at 6:30 to 8 pm and sometimes last till 8:30. Our instructor is quite competent and proficient in BJJ training. Strictly BJJ class in itself. J.R. Reynolds has been with us from his very beginning of training for the last nine years. His claimed to fame for proving his knowledge was tested in competition on three different occasions by three different organizations that promote Brazilian jiu-jitsu competition in tri-state area achieving all first place belt champion in one year. You can also check the other Kids Martial Arts classes such as Karate,  Muay Thai Training, and Kungfu at TAMA Martial Arts Family Center.

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