Gracie Jiu Jitsu

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Gracie Jiu Jitsu

We pride ourselves on being the most comprehensive professional school for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on the beautiful Gold Coast of Australia! Axis Jiu-Jitsu Academy is the Australian representative of Axis Jiu-Jitsu Academy Head Quarters in Japan, 14 time All Japan Champions and representatives of Rickson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.

“Jiu-Jitsu is for the protection of the individual, the older man, the weak, the child, the lady and the young woman – anyone that doesn’t have the physical attributes to defend themselves.”….. Helio Gracie.

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This class addresses the street effective Jiu-Jitsu based on the original Gracie Self Defense.
The Class us tailored specifically for the beginner and covers all the fundamental positions, techniques escapes and attacks for street effectiveness fight simulation drills to get you ready not only for the possibility of being attacked in a street situation but also in preparation to attend the follow-on fundamental and intermediate classes.

At Axis Jiu-Jitsu Academy we place great importance on looking after our beginners and making sure you are 100% prepared, having strong fundamentals first before allowing you to attend the more advanced classes is important to us. Theis ensure you very comfortable in yourself and your technique first before making the transition to a general Jiu-Jitsu class which can be daunting for a lot of people….Getting thrown to the Lions can be either humbling or devastating….We much prefer look after you first.

In this class, focus is place on the advanced variations of the techniques taught in the fundamentals classes. The evening sessions are structured in a progressive way so they follow on from the morning class in more detai. It is very important for the ease of learning that you be taught in this manner so that you can literallt….follow the story….one class can flow onto the next with ease of understanding and simplicity. This will five you a very solid game based on understanding exactly what you are doing and why.

1. Jiu-Jitsu is a great source of cardiovascular exercise which promotes good overall health. It is one of the very best cardio workouts you will ever come across.

2. Jiu-Jitsu is a great core workout which helps a person with overall stability and balance.

3. In additional to health benefits, Gracie Jiu-Jitsu teaches very important self defence techniques that may help to save your life if caught in a situation with a physically aggressive opponent. Axis Jiu-Jitsu follows the same guidelines and principles on self defence as Master Rickson Gracie….”If your Jiu-Jitsu doesn’t work on the street then you are not doing Jiu-Jitsu.”

4. When a person knows how to defend himself or herself physically, they feel more confident.

5. Jiu-Jitsu is a very family-oriented martial art/sport. It is a lifestyle that can be practiced by the family as a whole. It is often quoted by the masters that it is not about the destination to black belt but the journey. Be prepared for Jiu-Jitsu to change your life.

6. The more well versed a person is in Jiu-Jitsu, the more they learn to be calm under pressure, which helps a person learn to relax during normal hectic problems of their daily encounters.

7. Since it is a close contact martial art with many training partners, it’s a great way to make friends.

8. Promotes a healthy diet. Whether a person trains competitively or leisurely, it’s common for practitioners of the sport to adopt the entire Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle, which entails a healthy diet.

9.  Jiu-Jitsu is the art leverage, a Martial Art that has been proven to be the most effective and comprehensive Self-Defense System in the world.

10. Regardless of physical limitations, Jiu-Jitsu is for everybody, young and old, male or female. The “Jiu” in Jiu-Jitsu translates literally as “Gentle” Therefor the gentle nature of Jiu-Jitsu has no limitations.

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