Good training partners make for great BJJ experience

Having the right training partners is crucial to making consistent gains in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  The right training partners are not only there for their own improvements, but will help you to reach new heights.


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It’s important to train with a variety of training partners.  Some big, some small, some tall, some short…because you need to adapt your Jiu Jitsu with every single person you roll with.

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Knowing that you have BJJ training partners that have your best interest in mind, can help you to accelerate growth and improvements and this makes for a much more enjoyable BJJ experience.

“Always strive to improve yourself”

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Rule #1 on our team is that you take care of yourself.  Protect yourself from potential injury.  Rule #2 is that you protect your training partners.  You cannot learn Jiu Jitsu by yourself.  You need good training partners.  The better your training partners are, the better your Jiu Jitsu will be.  Read More…

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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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