Interested in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in St. Petersburg but aren’t sure if it’s right for you? Let’s take a look at what American Top Team’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in St. Petersburg entails.
Brazilian jiu jitsu is also know as “the gentle art” or “arte suave.” Brazilian jiu jitsu has saved many individuals including myself. Here at American Top Team St. Pete we are in the business of changing lives. We have many people walk through the door with different aspirations, and we are here to help and guide them to reach these goals.
American Top Team Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in St. Petersburg is here to empower the small person that gets bullied, we are here to humble the bullies, transforming these individuals into respectful people. From training and teaching throughout the years I have witnessed many people change physically and mentally. It is very impressive to see the individual that walked in the door very timid, shy and insecure, let down their wall and turn into a extremely confident and outgoing person.
On the same token it is awesome to see the bully that walked in the door very angry with a chip on their shoulder become a very humble person willing to give the shirt off his back to the person in need. At American Top Team St. Pete we will not give up on anyone that has walk through our doors, whether it is someone wanting to lose weight, learn self defense ,compete, fight, whatever the goal is, it is our passion to help them reach this goal.
There are also many benefits of children training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in St. Petersburg. The concept of this form of martial arts is that the smaller person can overcome a bigger individual with technique and leverage The mental and physical benefits of this sport are vast. A small portion of these benefits include confidence, self defense, friendship, and discipline.
As human beings we all want to be part of a group, this is where parents have to keep a close eye. We can join a basketball team, baseball team or a street gang. Kids growing up are going to be exposed to these different groups, both positive and negative. As parents it is your responsibility to make sure your children are a part of a positive group. American Top Team St. Pete’s kids Muay Thai and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program creates this positive fun environment for children to be a part of. There is an old saying “birds of a feather flock together” and in American Top Team Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in St. Petersburg, this is so true.
Let’s talk about Karate and Taekwando. These martial arts are awesome but Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is far superior in terms of actual application in a real life situation. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gives a child the option to defend themself if need be, gives a child the confidence to talk to other children, make friend, it gives children a positive outlet. Not only does Brazilian Jiu Jitsu promote confidence, self defense and a healthy lifestyle, it is also ad education. A child that is very passionate with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can turn their passion into a career, reaching the rank of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu black belt and teaching or opening the own academy!
Brazlian Jiu Jitsu saves – and makes – lives! Call us today at 954.638.0860 today for more information and to sign up for your first class.