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5 Reasons to Enroll Kids in Jiu Jitsu

Posted: January 09, 2019

1. It plays to their natural energy.

A kid’s boundless energy needs to be channeled somewhere. It’s why they roll around, tumble, climb, and even roughhouse regardless of where they are. The simplicity of jiu-jitsu allows for all those elements to be harnessed in a safe, controlled environment. Their tireless energy is wrangled in by repetition drills to hone key basics. Then that simplicity of fundamentals builds more complex threads, concepts and practices, which can be practiced at full speed. Expending their energy in a positive fitness environment can better regulate sleep, encourage rest, better and more regular eating habits, leading to better focus outside the gym.