"HIGHLY RECOMMEND! I love coming to this place. I always wanted to learn boxing, muay thai, and jiu jitsu without embarrassing myself. I tried a few other gym before coming here, but they were filled with too much ego-- especially from the students. I felt like I was on the karate kid movie! The vibe here at this gym is always positive! i started off with a free pass, then group-on, and eventually signing up! Everyone is here to workout, have fun, and learn new fighting styles.
Modern, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (or BJJ) is relatively new to the world of martial arts, but has quickly become the ultimate ground fighting style. Grappling skills are invaluable, and essential for fighters to learn. For those who have not dabbled in martial arts before, Jiu Jitsu is a great discipline to introduce themselves to it. Art of Eight is the premier gym for BJJ in San Diego because we have the environment and training staff for beginners and pros alike.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was made famous by the Gracie family. They adapted the traditional Japanese sport of Judo to fit modern ground fighting techniques. The guiding principle behind Jiu Jitsu is that a smaller, weaker person can defeat a larger, stronger person by using the right leverage and technique paired with focus and discipline. This makes Jiu Jitsu a great sport for those looking for self defense training. Art of Eight coaches want to give you the best Jiu Jitsu training in San Diego through technique driven exercises that are customized to fit all skill and fitness levels.
We have a large fully padded open area for Jiu Jitsu training with lots of natural light. We hold our entire facility to the highest standards of cleanliness and sanitation, especially in our grappling area. The mats are fully sanitized and cleaned after every class to ensure the utmost safety and peace of mind for our members. All of the features from the open mat area to the highest level sanitation make Art of Eight the ideal place to train Jiu Jitsu in San Diego.
Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu trainers have experience at the highest levels of competition and061 travel the country throughout the year for tournaments. Jiu Jitsu is suitable for all ages, fitness levels, and skill levels. Our BJJ training in San Diego starts from the ground up, first focusing on the basic techniques and form then moving on to more advanced movements and techniques in advanced classes.
A typical class with consist of learning and practicing techniques and then actively practicing them in live sparring sessions. The sparring can range from intense to light based on each individuals experience level. This training format increases the effectiveness of learning techniques and their proper application. We will cater training to your specific needs whether you are looking for competition training, self defense training, or just looking for a great workout. Experience BJJ in San Diego at Art of Eight and learn the most effective ground art in the world.
The training atmosphere has been carefully cultivated to promote both challenging classes and strong support networks from both trainers and other members. Our knowledgeable and friendly staff make sure that students are motivated and performing properly to meet their goals. When looking for Jiu Jitsu in San Diego, you must consider price, location, class schedules, and trainer expertise. If these factors are evaluated correctly, you will see Art of Eight is the only choice for BJJ in San Diego. We offer your first class for free! Come in today!