Brazilian jiu-jitsu

COACH: LUIZ PANZA - CHECKMAT

  • NOGI WORLD CHAMPION

  • 2 X PAN AM CHAMPION

The stats don't lie, Coach Luiz Panza is one of the top heavyweight BJJ competitors of his generation. Racking up medals at the highest level of BJJ, including the Mundial, Pan Ams , Brazilian Nationals AKA the Brasileiro and the world pro cup trials, Coach Panza's reputation in the sport is undeniable.

The overall fighting strategy of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is designed to equip a physically smaller or weaker individual with an effective method of defending against a larger and stronger attacker. When applying BJJ techniques, leverage is paramount. Leverage is the secret to the amplification and most efficient use of force. BJJ also has the most developed methods of fighting while on one's back, a position weaker fighters will often find themselves when attacked.

Whether your goal is to learn practical, street self defense, get in better shape, or hop on the competition mats, our BJJ program has you covered. Coach Panza's classes will ensure you get quality instruction and rolling (BJJ sparring). Our classes are both in the gi and nogi.