One Month of Unlimited Adult or Kids' Martial-Arts Lessons at Sandro Batata Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (Up to 74% Off)

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Martial arts encompass many forms of hand-to-hand combat, from jujitsu to punching walls in your sleep. Focus your fury with this Groupon.

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  • $35 for one month of unlimited martial-arts lessons for adults ($135 value)
  • $20 for one month of unlimited martial-arts lessons for kids ($75 value)
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu: Size Doesn't Matter

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes don’t just increase physical strength and stamina—they also teach practical self-defense techniques. Read on to learn more about this South American art.

If David and Goliath were to fight a rematch in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, the odds might be even more in David’s favor. That’s because Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s grappling techniques, such as mounts and joint locks, are designed to help fighters overtake opponents of virtually any size. A modified version of traditional Japanese Jiu Jitsu and judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu demands that fighters stay close to the ground, incorporating timing and leverage to take advantage of faster, stronger opponents.

Appropriately enough, the martial art of underdogs emerged largely because of a fighter who was forced to overcome physical disadvantages. Hélio Gracie, the youngest child of the Gracie family, was forbidden from learning to fight due to his often poor health and physical frailness. Around 1917, Hélio’s oldest brother, Carlos, began studying traditional Jiu Jitsu and judo techniques from Japanese fighter Mitsuyo Maeda. Worried for Hélio’s health, the family decided that the art should only be passed to the stronger sons. Undeterred, Hélio studied his brothers closely and began modifying the Japanese techniques to his advantage. Eventually, he crafted an enduring martial art and proved that strength and speed could be overcome with proper knowledge and technique. Blossoming out of the prodigious Gracie clan, the art, sometimes even referred to as Grace Jiu Jitsu, has since spread from South America to as far as Slovenia and Alaska, which is notorious for its polar bears well versed in karate.

In a Nutshell

Adults or kids learn practical self-defense skills while building strength, endurance, and discipline in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes

The Fine Print

Expires 60 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to availability. Must activate by expiration date on Groupon, classes expire one month from activation date. 24-hr cancellation notice required. New students only. Must sign waiver. All classes must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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