Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu – sometimes referred to as BJJ – is regarded the world over as one of the most effective martial arts for self-defence. Suitable for people of all ages and fitness levels, learning Jiu-Jitsu delivers a whole host of potentially life-saving skills and benefits.
If you’re ready to challenge your body and mind, jump back into an old hobby, or give your kids a unique, health-boosting experience, you’ve come to the right place.
We asked Canberra’s locals to share their top pick for Jiu-Jitsu classes in the region. Now, the results are in. Discover the top three Jiu-Jitsu schools below. But first, what makes a fantastic Jiu-Jitsu class?
What makes an excellent Jiu-Jitsu class?
Not sure what, exactly, you are looking for when comparing Jiu-Jitsu classes in Canberra? No worries. We have you covered. Start by keeping an eye out for the following traits:
- Welcoming. Trying something new can be daunting. The best Jiu-Jitsu schools are welcoming and offer a judgement-free atmosphere where you can feel comfortable and confident.
- Something for all ages and skill levels. Jiu-Jitsu is suitable for adults and kids alike. The best schools provide classes for people of all ages – and skill levels.
- Passionate. The best Jiu-Jitsu classes are run by a team of passionate, dedicated practitioners that truly believe in the life-changing power of this martial art.
- Experienced. Years of practice give the best Jiu-Jitsu coaches the skills and expertise they need to provide an engaging, educational, and enjoyable student experience.
The top Jiu-Jitsu classes in Canberra according to you
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Without further ado, it’s time to introduce the top Jiu-Jitsu classes in the region, according to Canberra’s locals.
Elements Fitness is an independently owned and operated martial arts studio situated within walking distance from Canberra’s city centre. Their world-class facility offers some of the best Jiu-Jitsu training in the region, as well as classes and personal training in other martial arts, weightlifting, strongman training, gymnastic strength training, and more. With classes available weekends, weeknights, before work, and even during lunchbreak hours, it’s never been easier to incorporate Jiu-Jitsu into your busy schedule.
The dedicated team behind Chave De Ouro Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu offers a top-quality training experience with programs available for both children and adults. In their adults’ classes, students learn easy and instinctive movements that could come in handy in real-life situations. Kids’ Jiu-Jitsu classes focus on all aspects of martial arts training, both physical and mental.
If it’s functional and effective martial arts training you’re after, Redback BJJ Canberra could be the right choice. Offering a friendly, inclusive atmosphere and welcoming all fitness levels and body types, Redback BJJ provides morning and night classes that’ll improve your mental and physical health and build confidence.
Whilst you’re looking for jiu-jitsu classes, why not check out our recently updated article on the best martial arts schools in Canberra.
Who did you pick?
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