Jiu Jitsu is primarily a ground-based martial art style that utilizes leverage, angles, pressure and timing, as well as knowledge of the human anatomy, in order to achieve a non-violent submission of one’s opponent. Unlike other martial arts that focus on strikes and/or kicks, jiu jitsu focuses on close-contact “grappling” holds and techniques, and the application of chokes and joint-manipulations.
This is an excellent class for the lady that wants to train in a program specifically designed and ran by other women.
As of now there is not enough demand for this program to warrant a full time schedule…though we have hopes it will grow. Rather than eliminate it the program is run by volunteers and the schedule is posted and updated on a regular basis. This program is currently a free add on for our Jiu Jitsu Members.
Similar to our adult Jiu Jitsu program, except the participants and Instructor are all female. Whether you just want the unique friendships gained in an all female program or feel more comfortable in an all women setting for athletic training this class is the perfect fit for you. Open only to biological women the class provides a comfortable training environment not found in most combat sports facilities.
Learn the art and bond with other ladies from your local area.
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Having full range or better yet full mobility in our joints helps decrease the risk of injury. Improving your mobility teaches your joints how to bear load at vulnerable or extreme positions. Our Combat Sports and Jiu Jitsu programs can help you drastically in this area. The conditioning and training through our classes work your joints through a wide range of motions that many adults lack in our modern desk-bound society.
Flexibility is an important part of physical fitness and offers numerous positive effect on the body. It improves mobility, posture, muscle coordination, reduces the threat of injuries and muscle pain. It even results in a better general "shape". In fact it actually is a measure of fitness in the sports industry. Combat Sports greatly improves flexibility over time as many of the training aspects essentially equate to dynamic active stretching in a sense.
Strength training may boost your lifestyle and enhance your capability to do daily activities. Strength training can also secure your joints from injury. Structure muscle also can contribute to better balance and may minimize your risk of falls. One of the often overlooked areas of strength is the importance of stabilizer muscles. Combat Sport training incorporates muscle activation of many of those supportive muscles that you don't often utilize in everyday life. The benefits from this are huge and quickly realized.
Three very important factors in fitness and health are Mobility, Flexibility, and Strength. All of which tend to decline as you age (though many young are also lacking in the areas). Combat Sport Training hits on these three areas significantly in unique ways you don’t often find in many other hobbies or activities.
Below are some of the more common questions about Jiu Jitsu
Not at all. If you have already trained in a different martial art that’s great but you do not need any previous martial arts experience. Regardless of whether you’re just starting out on your BJJ journey, or a seasoned warrior you'll find your place at MWC.
We Do! Rylee Taylor (female) runs women's only Jiu Jitsu class for those looking for that environment. It serves a number of great areas. It's perfect for those that just feel comfortable in an all women setting in this type of training. It fosters friendships with other local women. And it is tailored for women in the training goals and agenda.
In Short NO! You're never too old to start Jiu Jitsu as well as many other things in life. Rather than regretting you never 'did', get out and start now. Our training is meant to push you, but everyone trains within their own respective limitation. An argument could be made that the older you are the more you need Jiu Jitsu training from a mobility, flexibility, and self defense perspective.
Every child is different. However we recommend starting them as young as 4 years old. There will be some that is still a bit young, but even at that age they begin to form the fundamental understanding and will adapt quicker as they grow and mature. Our programs are designed to tailor the training respective to the age of the child so as to provide great training benefits, but also ensure the child has fun learning the art.
In Short We Support it. We know there are gyms out there strongly against cross training in other gyms. For some it's because they fear conflicting training. For many others it's an ego and fear thing. Our position is that the more you know the more you grow. We offer excellent training and a great environment, but that doesn't mean you can't further expand your skills and knowledge other places as well. We'd love to be your primary training facility, but we're happy to have you regardless.
The beautiful thing about Jiu Jitsu is the fundamental principle that a weaker and smaller person can defeat a stronger and heavier opponent using leverage and technique. Remember Royce Gracie dominating the early UFC competitions? Anybody with an open mind and a willingness to learn can train Jiu Jitsu.
Injuries and aging aren't fun, but they are part of life. Depending on the type of injury there is a chance you can train around it. Come by and talk to one of our instructors about your situation and we'll share the options available for you. As for once you're an active member, even if you have to sit out a few classes we still strongly encourage coming along to watch and learn from the training event that day as knowledge is still a large part of combat sports and Jiu Jitsu alike.
Not here. At MWC we practice 'NoGi' Jiu Jitsu. If you're familiar with Jiu Jitsu you understand that. For those not, let us explain. We have a primary focus on self-defense and as such don't want to limit our training style to that of a traditional martial arts uniform. The training we work can be used regardless of your outfit for the day.
Really nothing, But some do like to train with a mouthguard. Also you can bring along a water bottle. Some other nice things to have are a rashguard and spats (leggings). We can outfit you with those if you like, but they are not a requirement.
The primary focus of Modern Warrior Combatives Jiu-Jitsu is Self Defense. We will teach you the fundamentals of self defense, as well as the modern evolution of the combat sport and application. You will practice a range of techniques from a wide variety of different positions. You’ll also learn how to control resisting opponents on the ground, as well as how to apply submissions effectively. While self defense is the primary goal we are a gym that loves competition and the sport and often attend as a team to various competitions.
We believe that we are part of a like-minded community and welcome relationships with other gyms both local and afar. We see it as we have alot in common..there is no reason we can't share and grow from each other.
You don’t want to miss the chance to make a drastic change to your life for the better. Don’t put off to tomorrow what you can start today. Taking that first step and jumping in is all you have to do. Before you know it you’ll see the results and life changes that you desire!
It was only 32 years ago, in 1985, that women were allowed to compete for the first time at the Rio de Janeiro federation thanks to Yvone Duarte, the first ever female black belt.
Later in 1998, women’s divisions were added to tournaments at the International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation, or IBJJF. At the time there were only two female weight divisions, which combined all belt levels. And there were reportedly not enough female competitors to fill out a weight division, at first. But gradually, with the increase of female competitors, more weight and belt divisions were added.
Credit - Girls in Gis Website