Jitsu Offered to Children for First Time Ever in Montreal Helps Kids Learn Positive Social Values
09/21/2010

Gracie Barra Montreal Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has introduced Montreal BJJ classes for children for the first time ever in an afterschool time slot convenient for parents. Training its students in the art also teaches them positive social values such as respect, honesty, humility and dignity. The kids’ programs integrate sport and self defense techniques with conditioning and improve your child’s coordination, skills, agility and flexibility.

Online PR News – 21-September-2010 – – Montreal, QB Canada - September 17, 2010 Gracie Barra Montreal Kids Jiu-Jitsu new program for children is designed to teach kids and juniors a complete self-defense system that will give children a high degree of self-confidence, teach children how to intelligently cope with bullying and peer pressure and teach positive social values such as respect, honesty, humility, and dignity. These classes taught in the afternoons after school also help teach children to get along with others and to treat others with respect.

At Gracie Barra, the practice of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is seen as a means to individual development, and our Kids and Juniors Program emphasizes development of these important life skills. Discipline, self-confidence, respect, integrity, teamwork, and responsibility are some of the core principles for personal success. These values, however, are rarely taught to children in schools.

They offer fun and instructional classes for kids. The kid’s program integrates sport and self-defense techniques with conditioning and skill oriented games aimed at improving your child’s coordination, motor skills, agility, and flexibility.

The Gracie Barra Association is a global organization formed by more than 200 BJJ schools. Its mission is to train the body, mind and spirit of its students through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Gracie Barra was founded by Master Carlos Gracie Junior who has an experience of over thirty years in this field. The association has a vision of developing individuals’ body, mind and spirit and strengthening them to face challenges in life. Gracie Barra Montreal now offers BJJ classes to kids also. Now you can enroll your children in Jiu-Jitsu classes and get them to learn this martial art and combat sport.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport derived from Japanese martial art of Kodokan Judo that focuses on grappling. It teaches that even a weaker person can successfully defend against a stronger person by using proper techniques. This is not just a system of fighting but involves much more that that. It also teaches the importance of discipline, self confidence, respect, integrity and team work in life.

Montreal BJJ classes not only teach its students the “Gentle Art” but also help them develop important life skills. These classes are designed to teach your kids a complete self defense system and how to intelligently cope with bullying and peer pressure. Montreal Jiu-Jitsu also teaches your kids positive social values and helps them get along with others and treat them respectfully.

Montreal self defense starts with the conditioning of your children. The program then integrates self defense techniques and combat sport with skill oriented games. This helps them improve their motor skills, agility, flexibility, coordination and concentration. The practice of BJJ is not restricted to teach just the self defense system but also emphasizes on individual development. Children are taught to go beyond the competitive realm and develop themselves as individuals.

Montreal kids Jiu-Jitsu classes are organized in the best possible way to facilitate students’ learning processes. They include several different training methods and techniques designed to convert the knowledge of the masters and instructors into knowledge and skills that students can understand.

To get your child enrolled in Montreal BJJ classes, visit them. You can also send them an online text mentioning your question, comments or requirements. Alternatively, you can call them and speak to the instructors and ask your questions. Your personal visits are also welcome. This helps you understand the art as well as the programs offered by the association. For scheduling your personal visit, contact them through mail or phone. The association offers best Montreal BJJ programs for adults as well as kids.

About Gracie Barra Montreal BJJ Instructors:

You will find many degreed, skilled and knowledgeable instructors teaching at Gracie Barra and one is Professor Bruno Fernandes, a 3rd degree black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. and has been studying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for more than 20 years. He started at the tender age of 11 in his hometown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and never stopped. He is a proud member of the Gracie Barra Organization and has had the chance to train with the best in the sport on a daily basis.

Bruno F. Fernandes, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Pathology
Associate Director, Henry C. Witelson Ocular Pathology Laboratory
McGill University - Montreal, Canada.

To know more about Gracie Barra
Montreal Jiu-Jitsu programs , for children and adults visit graciebarramontreal.ca

Contact Information:

Professor Bruno Fernandes
Gracie Barra Montreal
Address: 180 Peel St. Suite 110, Montreal QC Canada H3C 2G7
Phone: (514) 932-5777
E-mail: info@graciebarramontreal.ca
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