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Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Classes at Chicago Mixed Martial Arts (Up to 67% Off)

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Experienced instructors teach the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu self-defense

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2 ratings1 reviews
January 17, 2020
Great class with EddieT
1 ratings1 reviews
December 5, 2019
I’ve never sweat so much in my life. Instructor is fantastic. People are supportive. Definitely going to join once I use my 10 classes.
5 ratings3 reviews
May 16, 2019
Friendly people and the best trainer, very intense and effective
1 ratings1 reviews
March 14, 2019
This is the best Groupon I’ve ever gotten because it introduced me to CMMA! I can’t say enough great things, but here’s a few. The teachers all challenge you and the community is so fun and welcoming. I’ve never felt dumb, even coming in with zero experience, and I already feel like a part of the group. I’m finishing up the last of my ten passes next week and getting a membership as soon as I do.
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July 18, 2018
great staff
12 ratings4 reviews
June 8, 2017
I love here
2 ratings2 reviews
September 4, 2016
Prepare to get physical!

What You'll Get

  • 10 Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu Classes Valid Anytime

Brazilian Jujitsu: Size Doesn’t Matter

Brazilian jujitsu 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 jujitsu, the odds might be even more in David’s favor. That’s because Brazilian jujitsu’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 jujitsu and judo, Brazilian jujitsu 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 jujitsu 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 jujitsu, has since spread from South America to as far as Slovenia and Alaska, which is notorious for its polar bears well versed in karate.

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Classes must be used within 30 days of activation. Registration required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift(s). New customers only. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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