Serge Morel and Stuart Mitchell are BJJ Black Belt Instructors (IBBJF 3rd degree certified). AucklandBJJ black belts Laurence Pene and Luiz Machado also run classes.
Beginners and women welcome.
Come check us out for a trial class and discounts.
Phone: 021441331 (Stu)
Busy week for the gym. Laurance took the Monday night class. Stu taught the Tuesday and Wednesday classes and added lot of Judo takedowns. Serge taught half guard sweeps on Thursday night James back overseas taught some more nogi on Friday night. James has training at New Wave Jiu Jitsu in Austin. We also has some pizzas on Friday night. Sergiy taught a self defence on Saturday morning. He managed to cover 1/4 of his combative program so we will run another 3 additional self defense. We will also be adding the new self defense program to our weekly classes. We are looking for new members. Come down for a free trial. Our fees are $40 per week (no contract).
Introduction: Basic theory Play your game, not someone else's game (a.k.a don't punch) 4 prerequisites of a strong punch and how to deny them: Distance (feasibility) Freedom of movement (feasibility) Multiple muscle group (power delivery) Body mass (power delivery) Standing or rolling, the one who controls the distance controls the outcome of the fight Part 1: Stand up fight Punches Requires gloves and protection to avoid injuries Basic punch blocks Punches to the head (bracing for impact) Taking kicks and groin protection Shooting in Either all the way in or all the way out, get close and stay close common mistakes (stopping in the middle, back our, Judo throw stalling etc.) "Aggressive" opponent - Combative technique 'Hesitant" opponent - Combative technique Haymaker - Combative technique Transition to the ground Basic takedown from the shoot, followed by a basic pass. Main point is to stay close Defending a head lock - Combative technique Part 2: On the g
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Our martial arts dojo is available during the day and weekends to other groups. It's an attractive, airy space with a large open area. The floor is martial arts tatami which creates a great atmosphere and is excellent for movement work. There is a shower, toilet and changing rooms. The dojo is used Monday to Friday evenings 6.00 to 9.00 pm and Saturday 10.00 to 12.00 pm but available outside those times. We are open to it being used on a regular basis by other groups. Price POA
Zenjo is a martial shop located in Onehunga which has a good range of BJJ gear and brands: Fuji, Venum, Tatami, Vulcan, Scramble, Grips.\ https://www.zenjo.co.nz/bjj-brazilian-jiu-jitsu/ Location: 368 Onehunga Mall Onehunga Auckland 1061
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No. You do not need do in to be in shape. Come down for a free class. You will get fit by training BJJ. It is not like you can do another sport to replicate the body mechanism required for BJJ training. While our class last for 2 hours, beginners do not have stay the entire 2 hours. Some students stay only for the first hour and half of training.
Both head coaches (Stu and Serge) are 3 degrees black belts certified by the International Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. They usually teach on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Laurance and Luiz who teach on Mondays and Wednesdays are back belt. Friday nogi classes is usually taken by James who is a brown belt. Adam and Tank do cover for Friday night and are brown belt as well. .
In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, sparring is usually call Rolling. How much intensity should you put in rolling? What would the expected etiquette? To start with, you have to look on how much rolling do you plan to do? Our classes are 2 hours long with 1 hour allocated for sparring. Rounds are usually 5 minutes with 1 minutes in between, 10 rounds of 5 minutes which is pretty solid training. Even if you take one round off after a roll, you still have done 25 minutes which still is very good. Most people would train twice a week and can also compliment their training on Saturday which consist of drilling and rollling. I recommend you adjust your pace and strength level to your training partner's pace and strength. Not everyone want to roll every round like it was final of the world championship after all.
Proximity to your home or work place We are located at 35 Church Street, Onehunga, Auckland. This is a central location of Auckland. Close to the South Western motorway 20, w e are surrounded by: Mount Roskill Three Kings Epsom Royal Oak One Tree Hill Penrose Mangere