People take up martial arts for a number of different reasons. It may be that you are sick and tired of your regular gym exercise and are looking to mix things up a little bit. Perhaps you are a child looking for a great physical and social activity to take up after school. Or maybe you love the martial arts and want to turn your interests professional. There are so many different reasons, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, or BJJ, is one of the best places to start.
BJJ in Byron Bay
BJJ is a martial art & sport that consists of sparring or fighting on the ground. It teaches you the art of being able to overcome your opponent and subdue them from a disadvantaged position. There are many benefits of taking up this art, which include:
- Learning to defend yourself in a variety of different situations and get the upper hand in combat.
- You can get fit in the process, replacing your boring old gym workout with something exciting and new.
- It will provide you with confidence in yourself and your abilities.
One of the great things about taking up martial arts is the social side. At Extreme MMA you will be taught by trainers and skilled instructors on a weekly basis and will pair up with people in your class to practice skills. This presents you with the opportunity to get to know others in your class with similar interests to yours, making it a great activity all round.