Kids BJJ Boxing Camp

We had an awesome time with the kids at our annual Kids Martial Arts Summer Camp, here at Excel Jiu Jitsu MMA Oceanside Academy!

Kids Summer Camp


The children participated in Boxing, Jiu Jitsu, Strength & Conditioning, Wrestling, Kids Judo, fun and games!

We all, Students and Coaches, learned more about humility, love, and gratitude.


Character Building


Thank you John Riccio for coming to our humble academy and speaking with kids about the love of life!

John Riccio guest speaker speaking to the kids about humility and gratitude at Excel Jiu Jitsu MMA Oceanside


We all had so much fun!  Can’t wait for the next event.  Thank you Todd Howard for making the trip out and spending time with us!


The Kids Martial Arts Camp this year was set from June 15 – 19th.


Kids Fitness


The boys and girls also worked on fitness, stretching, and meditation.

Kids learn meditation, yoga, exercise, stretching, fitness, workouts, children workshops

Coach Nellie and Coach Laurynn working with kids


Everyday, we had a fun gathering for lunch.  The kids sure did build appetites!

kids summer camp Oceanside Excel Jiu Jitsu MMA children boys and girls have fun


women and girls MMA Mixed Martial Arts Oceanside Vista CarlsbadAll in all, our main mission was to celebrate kids and to help pass some Martial Arts principles of fighting for what you believe in.  To be strong, confident, and to take care of people around you and to look for the good in everything.

All the Coaches and Staff had a blast!  We want to thank the following people for making this an unforgettable experience for everyone involved: Kidd Herrera, James Flamino, Michio Grubbs, Laurynn Garcia, Nellie Cole-Ortiz, Eric Charriere, Nathan Murphy, Todd Howard, John Riccio, 



Kids love Jiu Jitsu!


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