Classes and expert instruction in Hood River, Oregon. Taught by a renowned instructor, Alex Ferreira, students can expect to be a dynamic warm up, technique and live sparring. This program will expose the student to both self defense and competitive aspects of the sport.
Brazilian Jiu-jitsu (BJJ) is the close-contact grappling martial arts, which emphasizes technique and leverage over sheer physical strength. With knowledge of Bjj, a smaller, weaker person can successfully defend against a much bigger, stronger and heavier person, by using proper technique, leverage based, and most notably, taking the fight to the ground, then applying joint locks or chokeholds to defeat the opponent.