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!

  • I'm so happy to be a part of the VRMA family

    My 10 year old boys have been training in jiu jitsu since they were 6. When our original school closed down two years ago, we struggled to find another school that we liked, trying several that just weren’t the right fit for us. My kids were beginning to lose interest in jiu jitsu, but luckily a friend recommended that we come and try a class at VRMA. The boys tried a class there, and haven’t looked back since — we’ve found our new jiu jitsu academy!! The quality of the instruction that they receive with Vagner is top-notch, all of the instructors are wonderful with the kids and it is very hands-on learning — they get lots of mat time and work up a great sweat every class! My boys’ passion for the sport has reignited since we started at Vagner Rocha Martial Arts, and their skills have grown so much under Vagner’s tutelage. I’m so happy to be a part of the VRMA family and I would recommend this school to anyone that is looking for serious jiu jitsu instruction from highly skilled professionals in the sport! VRMA rocks!

    Evan T

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  • Instantly he made me feel like part of the family

    I met Vagner and started training with him in 2008 or 2009. Instantly he made me feel like part of the family. He helped me get in better shape and learn the principles of his Art. After moving to another area of the country and training with other schools, I can tell you personally there is no better school. Vagner is the best

    Martin Taylor

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  • Don't pass up the opportunity to learn from Vagner Rocha

    I’ve personally trained with Mr. Rocha and he is a super technical and caring instructor. Don’t pass up the opportunity to learn from Vagner Rocha, one of the most recognized names in submission grappling!

    Sonny Parlin

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