BJJ Kids Belt Promotion Ceremony

Congratulations to our young athletes on their recent Jiu Jitsu Achievements.

Kids BJJ Awards Recognition

Congratulations Kids Jiu Jitsu Awards; San Diego youth sports;Saturday, May 13th, Excel Martial Arts Academy promoted 6 athletes to the next level of Jiu Jitsu. These hard working kids took BJJ Belt examinations and all passed with flying colors.

We are very proud of the fact that these boys and girls put their best foot forward and bring a “Never Give up, Never Give in” attitude. Jiu Jitsu is tough.  These young athletes are even tougher.

Kids 4-7 year old BJJ program

We also had 2 young athletes in our ‘Tiny Tough Kids Jiu Jitsu Program’, test and pass their Jiu Jitsu exams on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Congratulations once again, to those kids that make the push to want to be better.

Kids 4-7 years old BJJ Jiu Jitsu Classes; young Kids Martial Arts

Benefits of Jiu Jitsu for kids

In our Kids Jiu Jitsu programs, our goal is to help instill work ethic, discipline, and confidence. Each Martial Arts Student that comes to our Dojo will receive energy that promotes growth. That energy comes from the environment that we provide, from teammates, from our Coaches & Instructors that encourage the improvement mindset.

As the kids progress to each new level of Jiu Jitsu, we applaud the hard work & dedication that comes along with striving to improve. The commitment required from each of the boys & girls, promotes a toughness that helps them to manage and deal with things that are hard. Martial Arts is not about fighting, it’s about having control, respect and the appreciation of ‘Hard Work Pays Off’.

We are looking forward to watching these kids continue to grow into highly productive citizens in our community. Never settle for complacency and always strive to do better.

Thank you Kids BJJ Coaches, Parents and supporters, for helping to pass the benefits of The Art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu to our young athletes.

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Grappling X Jiu Jitsu Tournament
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Jiu Jitsu as an Older Athlete
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Self Improvement
Article written by Mat Liebovitz; Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Practitioner, Mixed Martial Arts Athlete More than just a fighting system Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is more than just a fighting system or a means of self-defense, it is a tool that can be used as part of a plan for self-improvement.  The process of self-improvement is a daily

About Excel


Excel Jiu Jitsu MMA is a family-friendly, full-scale mixed martial arts academy specializing in the art and sport of Jiu-Jitsu. We are about teamwork, friendship and dedication.

It is our mission to enrich student’s lives through training, to encourage personal achievement by building a sense of accomplishment through our many programs offered.
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