Brazilian Jiu Jitsu For Kids

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Kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu School

The Vagner Rocha Martial Arts Academy Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program is the safest and most relevant training your child can receive. All children are welcomed and encouraged to come train at our school regardless of their current strengths and abilities. We pride ourselves in building self confidence, physical fitness and self discipline in every child. We do so through a rewarding and caring environment, which leads to most of our students continuing their training into adulthood.

From improved focus, to goal setting, self-discipline and self-respect - kids emerge from this program changed for the better. And their parents couldn't be happier.

We invite you to bring your child for a free trial class or just to come and watch. While there, we welcome you to speak with the other parents and get their opinions about our program.

We are a FAMILY owned and operated academy. Our director, Vagner Rocha, is present for all classes. Please contact us with any questions or concerns, we look forward to hearing from you!

3 - 5 Year Olds

This class will help build the coordination of our youngest students. They will be learning the basics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu through fast-paced games and interactive drills in an easy to follow and simple steps.

5 - 7 Year Olds

This class provides the basics of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu while improving the physical fitness and condition of our students. They will learn the most realistic self-defense art with the highest personalized attention from our instructors. We offer daily classes.

8 - 12 Year Olds

This class is divided into two groups according to our students' experience level. From fundamental lessons to specific competition drills, we pride ourselves in building self-confidence, physical fitness, and self-discipline in every child. We offer Gi & No-Gi daily classes. Classes schedule may vary according to their experience level.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Absolutely not! We teach kids self-defense as a tool for personal growth and development. Kids learn to treat others as they want to be treated. They learn to respect all living things - from their parents to their pets. Often, kids who are violent before joining our classes have changed and become non-violent individuals. So, in short, martial arts will not make your child violent!

  • There were 3 black belts teaching the kids class (something I have never seen in 10 years of training.)

    I dropped in for a Thursday evening class while on vacation, and it was a very welcoming and friendly environment. Everyone came up to me and introduced themselves and shook my hand, Vagner himself was super welcoming too.The level of instruction is very professional, some serious experience in the room; and (parents: pay attention) there were 3 black belts teaching the kids class (something I have never seen in 10 years of training.)There was a good mix of beginner through expert level people training and I had some great rounds.Great experience, will be back. If I lived in South Florida, this is where I would train.

    david brennan

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  • I have seen huge improvements in my jiu jitsu

    I came to Vagner’s school for 6 months not knowing what to expect. I was truly amazed. Not only it’s a family friendly environment and everyone very welcoming but I have seen huge improvements in my jiu jitsu. Vagner is not only a world class competitor but also an amazing instructor. He truly cares for his students, and makes sure they understand the technique being taught. Can’t wait to come and train here again.

    Sebastian Torterolo

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  • Excellent jiujitsu academy, super friendly people, very clean, great for kids!

    Great school! Excellent jiujitsu academy, super friendly people, very clean, great for kids! Beginners and advanced adults will be challenged, and enjoy every moment of it.

    Eric Parker

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