Gracie BLACK BELTAcademy
Jiu Jitsu for Self Defense
LEXJJ Mission StatementOur mission is to provide an effective Gracie Jiu Jitsu program to Lexington, SC. Our classes are taught in a positive, friendly, high energy, family oriented environment. Lexington Jiu Jitsu wants each and every martial arts student to have fun learning Jiu Jitsu, and walk away with the ability to defend themselves in a real world attack. Jiu Jitsu has proven itself to be effective regardless of your size, strength, age or athletic ability. While many martial arts systems are developed as a competitive sport, Lexington Jiu Jitsu recognizes that in a real street fight the idea of sportsmanship goes out the window. There are simply no point systems or time limits. There are no referees or coaches. There are no weight divisions to fairly match up opponents. Learning Jiu Jitsu from the Lexington Jiu Jitsu will prepare you both physically and mentally to deal with these facts in a real world self defense arena.
Why Choose Lexington Jiu Jitsu?
We are the only Academy to have multiple Black & Brown Belts teaching classes! Proven Self Defense: Gracie Jiu Jitsu proved to be the most effective Self Defense style in the original UFC. Royce Gracie, at 165lbs, fought bigger stronger more athletic opponents and won! The Gracie philosophy dominates in a no rules street type situation and that's exactly what we teach! Curriculum: We use a, cyclical, 40 lesson curriculum for new & intermediate students that teaches students everything they need for effective street rules self-defense. In addition, Lexington Jiu Jitsu offers an advanced ground grappling and standing self -defense classes. We ave something for all students! Schedule: We offer Gracie Jiu Jitsu classes 7 days a week. The most in our area! Check our schedule to find a training schedule that works for you. Environment: Lexington Jiu Jitsu is an ego-free Academy. It’s that simple! Join us to enjoy learning Gracie Jiu Jitsu with nice friendly people. Jiu Jitsu for everyone! No matter your build or age you can train at LJJ because our techniques are patterned after natural body movements. This makes training possible for everyone! Our lineage: Helio Gracie via Pedro Sauer, Rickson Gracie, Mickey Swafford and Jeb Brown. We don’t pay for this lineage. It was acquired with decades of training. No Internet belts here just consistent training with the right people. No price can be placed on experience and we are experienced Our instructor’s teaching style: Jeb Brown is our Instructor and he teaches every class with passion and tons of detail. Every student receives personal ‘pro tips’ to enhance their techniques. You could say that every class is customized for each student. Instructor Development Program: We offer a unique opportunity for our students in that every student who reaches 3 stripe Blue Belt has the opportunity to enroll in our IDP for a chance to become an instructor. Currently, we have more '5' Certified Gracie Jiu Jitsu instructors. That's the most around! ...and more on the way. Path to Black Belt! Want to be a Gracie Black Belt? Yes we offer you that path! While training with Lexington Jiu Jitsu you can achieve a new level of rank every 6 to 12 months all the way to Black Belt level. Best of all…you won’t pay a dime for promotions. Promotions are earned not purchased and training with us will pay off as you work yourself from white belt to black belt. Memberships: Month-to-Month deals are the best! No contracts here. Who we train: teachers, law enforcement officers, doctors, lawyers, local business owners, personal trainers, CEO’s, other martial artist, computer programmers, stay at home moms/dads, active/retired military personnel, truck drivers, medical students, USC professors, dentist, nurses, coaches and anyone interested in fun, realistic training. Training benefits: increased functional strength, cardio fitness and flexibility. Additionally, and almost more important is the ability to truly defend yourself. Mythical training? Nope! There’s nothing fairy-tale about what we do. Energy balls and Sensei's isn't our game. Our members have realistic expectations who want to solve real problems with effective and proven techniques. Our realism doesn't stop us from training in a safe and friendly atmosphere however.
Choose your training level
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We will teach you the BJJ fundamental techniques you can build on.
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Once you master the basics we begin to work on the next level of Jiu Jitsu.