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AF - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu | Hood River - Oregon

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WELCOME

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.

ABOUT BJJ

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.

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BENEFITS OF BJJ

The lessons Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) impart are not just about fighting or martial arts. They extend to character and the mind. BJJ teaches the lesson of how to be comfortable in an uncomfortable situation. It translates to areas where life becomes challenging and you must adjust. There are benefits of community and humility as well body awareness and self preservation. There are also tangible goals: getting your black belt or simply being better than you were yesterday.

ADDITIONAL BJJ BENEFITS

*Teaches you self-defense
*Builds confidence and self esteem
*Improves coordination and balance
*Teaches respect
*Allows socializing and bonding
*Promotes focus and discipline
*Increases physical fitness
*Keeps the body and mind occupied with something positive in life.

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PROFESSOR ALEX FERREIRA

Background

- 4th Degree Black Belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

- 20 Years of Teaching Experience (Brazilian Jiu-JitsuĀ and Grappling)

- Fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish

- Founder and Director of Gracie-Peru Academy

- Official Referee for CBJJ-IBJJF International

- Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Federation

- Skilled in Kickboxing, Capoeira, and Karate

Alex Ferreira comes to Hood River with 20 years of teaching experience and over 22 years of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu experience as a student and a competitor. He holds a four-degree black belt under the tutelage of Charles Gracie, and Juquinha.

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CONTACT

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