Empower yourself with the escape, defensive & offensive techniques needed to prevent someone from harming you. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a sport that develops self-defense, strength, endurance, balance, coordination, & confidence. You will learn proper breathing techniques, body movement, & basic BJJ positions. Beginner BJJ is for adults with no experience – starting at square […]
Category Archives: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Did you know that Wrestling class is FREE for all Rothwell MMA adult BJJ members? Wrestling will help round out your ground game and prepare you for BJJ competitions (which begin on the feet and require a takedown/takedown defense.) Wrestling class is held every Friday at 6:30 pm. Come in tonight to try it out!
IMPROVE YOUR WRESTLING: ¨ Takedowns & Takedown Defense ¨ Body Control ¨ Explosiveness ¨ Muscle Endurance ¨ Strength ¨ Speed ¨ Agility Wrestling is a major component of MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. BJJ competitions always begin standing, so you must first perform a takedown/takedown defense in order to utilize your BJJ skills. This class will […]
Meet Tasha! Tasha has quickly made a home at Rothwell MMA. She took to BJJ and is an encouragement to all the other members, especially to other female members in a male-dominated sport. Tasha’s dedication to fitness, martial arts, and family inspires us all to do our best everyday! Here is what Tasha has to […]
OSS: The Jiu-Jitsu Salute Why do we say “OSS” in class at Rothwell MMA? Click the link below to learn about the history of “oss.” Come to your FREE BEGINNER BJJ trial Tuesdays & Thursdays at 7:30 with UFC fighter Ben Rothwell, REGISTER HERE. The Meaning Of “OSS” Or “OSU”
Learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu from the best! Luiz Claudio and his brother Thiago Veiga are the BJJ instructors at Rothwell MMA. They both learned under Rickson Gracie. Rickson’s father, Helio Gracie, founded Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu- an adaptation on judo. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu allows smaller and weaker practitioners to defend themselves against larger opponents using technique rather than pure strength. […]
Brooke and Chang- what a fun-loving couple! They can always be found at Rothwell MMA with smiles on their faces. Both are hardworking and determined. Chang will be testing for his BJJ Blue Belt in a week and Brooke continues to improve her fitness level strength & conditioning during Kick Fit. Read more about them […]