BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU LESSONS
All lessons begin with a sport specific warm-
Sparring plays a vital role in the study of BJJ. It is of the utmost importance that practitioners are able to apply the techniques learned under the pressure of a ‘live’ situation. The understanding of proper structure, weight distribution and the sense of timing needed to do this successfully can only be developed during sparring with a resisting opponent. The beauty of BJJ is that practitioners can ‘roll’ as hard as they wish without any real risk of injury.
All aspects of Jiu-
GI & NO GI LESSONS
The ‘kimono’ or ‘gi’ is the official uniform of Jiu-
The importance of training both in and out of the gi is a hotly debated discussion within the BJJ community. Both are necessary to develop a well rounded understanding of the art. Because Rickson Gracie Jiu-
Just like the lessons in the gi, all aspects of Jiu-
WHITE BELT WEDNESDAY
At BJJ Leiden we strive to provide each student with a solid foundation of both knowledge and ability built around the fundamental concepts and techniques as taught by Rickson Gracie. These techniques transcend all aspects of Jiu-Jitsu and are equally effective in any context be it sport or self defence, grappling or fighting. Upon this base each student is free to develop their own personal game utilising the techniques and tactics of the arts most modern developments.
While the majority of our classes focus upon the practice of these fundamentals, we recognise the needs of the less experienced among us. For this reason we have set aside the Wednesday evening class for fundamentals alone.
OPEN TRAINING SESSIONS
Above all things, it is simply time on the mat that contributes most to the students' progression. Along with regular classes we also believe in the importance of free, unstructured time on the mat so that each practitioner can focus on what they personally wish to work on. This is an excellent opportunity to revisit techniques covered in class, to ask more experienced members for advice or, of course, simply to roll (sparring).
Participants are requested to bring both a gi and a rashguard / T-
|Monday||20:00 - 21:30||BJJ (Gi - All Levels)|
|Tuesday||20:00 - 21:30||BJJ Open Training|
|Wednesday||20:00 - 21:30||BJJ (Gi Fundamentals - All Levels)|
|Thursday||20:00 - 21:30||BJJ (No Gi - All Levels)|
|Friday||20:00 - 21:30||BJJ (Gi - All Levels)|
|Sunday||10:00 - 12:00||BJJ Open Training|