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!

  • Everyone was super nice and great to roll and drill with

    Stopped by from out of town and had a great time. Everyone was super nice and great to roll and drill with. Thanks for letting me train with you all.

    Marshall Nickel

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  • The gym is amazing and the group of people there are super friendly

    Dropped in for a class during a family trip and The only thing I can say is that the gym is amazing and the group of people there are super friendly! If you’re looking for a Jiu Jitsu gym in the area you won’t find better!

    David Szem

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  • They also instill discipline, perseverance and drive that your kids will utilize in all aspects of their life

    Vagner Rocha Martial Arts is by far one of the best academies in SoFlo. Vagner and all the coaches ensure your kids not only learn Jiu Jitsu but they also instill discipline, perseverance and drive that your kids will utilize in all aspects of their life. I can personally say jiu Jitsu helped instill self confidence in my child that was previously lacking.

    Judith Hernandez

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