Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in St Paul, MN

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Get in amazing shape and make friends while learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a modern martial art with cultural roots.
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Jiu Jitsu in St Paul, MN
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Brief History of Jiu Jitsu ζŸ”θ‘“

Mitsuyo Maeda Arrives
1914, Porto Alegre, Brazil
An original student of Jigoro Kano, emigrated from Japan to Brazil and began teaching martial arts to locals. Helio Gracie was one of the first students.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy
1925, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
The first specialized school for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu opens and begins to form as both a sport and a ground fighting martial art.
Popularity Rises with UFC
1993, United States
With MMA training growing in popularity, many of the world's most dominant fighters were BJJ black belts, like Rickson Gracie.

The first rule to Jiu Jitsu is to never be deaf to the knowledge of others.

Renzo Gracie

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Renzo Gracie, Jiu Jitsu Black Belt

What are the benefits of Jiu Jitsu?

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Better Health

through workouts tailored to your level.

Have Fun

learning a new skill and self defense techniques.

More Confidence

in your ability to overcome challenges.

Learning Jiu Jitsu from scratch is hard when you don't have a plan

Are you having any of these challenges?
You have low motivation to workout or inconsistent exercise routines.
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You're not sure where to start. There are too many conflicting recommendations.
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You're bored doing the same thing and running/lifting isn't exciting anymore.
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You want to build a skill while you're working out, but don't know how.
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10 years
the average amount of time it takes to receive a BJJ black belt

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Expert Instructors who guide you through fun, structured workouts that build your strength and confidence.
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