What is Jiu Jitsu?

Curious what happens at a jiu jitsu academy? If you would fit it? How it would benefit you?

What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a sport, self-defense system, and a fitness program. It has proven to be the most practical and effective self-defense system in the world. It relies on leverage and technique, rather than strength and size. This allows you to defend yourself against much bigger, stronger attackers. As a result, BJJ is a great sport for everyone – including women and kids.

It is one of the fastest growing martial arts, due (in part) to its great success in the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) and Mixed Martial Arts in general. BJJ focuses on grappling and ground fighting with the goal of getting into a position to force an attacker or opponent to submit or give up.

BJJ is also an intense, aerobic and anaerobic workout so your overall health and fitness will improve, including your flexibility, strength, cardiovascular fitness, ability to burn fat, and muscular endurance.

Benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Although many people start jiu jitsu to learn self defense, they quickly learn that it is an addictive sport full of physical & mental benefits. You may find that you sleep more soundly, focus better at work/school, accomplish more of your goals, and have a more optimistic outlook on life. People who regularly practice jiu jitsu cite several common changes:

Why Lucas Lepri & Alliance

Our mission is to bring world-class instruction and passion for jiu jitsu to inspire people to be their best selves. We believe jiu jitsu is more than just a sport, self-defense system, or fitness program; it’s a lifestyle that improves the whole person. The physical, mental, and transcendent benefits of jiu jitsu should be accessible to everyone, from beginner to world-class competitor and any age, sex, or ethnicity.

Lucas Lepri, is one of the most decorated jiu jitsu competitors in the world, and as an instructor, has a long track record of producing champions, both on and off the mats.

Getting Started

Every new student at Alliance Lepri Jiu Jitsu Montreal receives 3 orientation lessons to begin your jiu jitsu journey. These orientation lessons are essentially private or semi-private lessons designed to maximize your jiu jitsu experience.

For those new to the sport, they introduce you to the most important concepts of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to help you develop a solid foundation. They cover the basics in a way that will make your journey in the sport easier, safer, and your development faster.

The orientation lessons occur during the Fundamentals classes (see schedule). They are taught individually or in small groups and generally last 30-60 minutes. Regardless of your age, fitness level, or experience in the sport, it will help provide an easy transition & maximize your development and success in the sport. After completing the 3 introduction/orientation classes, you will migrate into the Fundamentals class. Learn more about our Fundamentals class here.

Our orientation classes are FREE and only available for Montreal and the North-Shore area residents. They are available whenever a Fundamentals class is scheduled. You may register by contacting us at peninhabsb1@gmail.com or by filling out our contact form.

JIU JITSU for Everyone

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