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THE 1610 BJJ Brotherhood Gracie Barra Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

....IF YOU CALL ONE WOLF. YOU INVITE THE PACK.

Welcome to the Brotherhood

The 1610 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood is as simple that, it's a brotherhood .Its core members identify with the jiu jitsu way of life, in that we believe in values greater than our self, in humility, in fraternity, in charity, all with a sense of belonging . As such each member learns to adopt values that improve himself, his family ,his community and his country.

We are a Gracie Bara gym and thus our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu lineage and bloodline is associated with them.

To quote a fellow senior martial artist: "We advocate the primary tenets of eastern mysticism - that everyone and everything are connected on an intrinsic level"

GET FIT

Each class contains a warm up, full body fitness and live action grappling.

SELF DEFENCE

BJJ is the most effective martial art as a self defence mechanism as it nullifies all forms of physical attacks.

BUILD MORALE

Build your inner confidence as you begin to conquer the grind of BJJ. Use lessons learnt on the mat, off the mat.

DE - STRESS

There is no better way to clear your mind and forgot all your problems, then attending a BJJ class. You will leave every class with a smile.

JOIN A BROTHERHOOD

Build lifelong relationships with brothers. Always have a brother to rely on, on and off the mat as well as be a brother to someone in need.

CLASSES


BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU - GI AND NO GI

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art based on grappling and ground fighting techniques. The aim of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is to control and subdue a larger and stronger opponent through the use of superior techniques, leverage, and body mechanics. With an emphasis on grappling rather than striking, students are able to practice with varying levels of intensity, without the threat of serious injuries which can occur more often in martial arts focused on punching and kicking.

Traditionally, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student practices in a gi or kimono, a martial arts uniform similar to a judo outfit. In recent years, many schools and academies have incorporated no-gi BJJ, commonly referred to as submission wrestling, to their teaching curriculum. In no-gi BJJ, students typically wear a rashguard and shorts, instead of the typical gi.

Classes at the brotherhood are taught 4 days a week. They feature a strength and endurance building warm-up, followed by demonstration and practice of techniques after which students engage in live wrestling with other students. Open Mats are held every Saturday, where an open invitation is given to any gym. It is a truly demanding workout with a strongly cerebral aspect and a sense of purpose and skill that will truly capture your imagination. Come down to the Brotherhood. Come try a class out. We are confident that Jiu-Jitsu will become one of the most cherished and enjoyable aspects of your life. It will give you a confidence, knowledge and body-dexterity and fitness that few people will ever know.


COACHES

1610 BJJ currently has 3 brown belts and 6 purple belts in the ranks who share the coaching duties and have mentor roles to younger members. As per our association and lineage with Gracie Barra, we have a visiting Gracie Barra Black Belt every Tuesday who will take the class. In the last 12 months we have had 5 different black belts from Brazil who have shared there amazing knowledge and graced us with their presence. Each coach in our gym has a varying style and technical appreciation and thus our gym is the brotherhood to join if you are a first time roller or want to take your game to the next level.

SCHEDULE

Time Monday Tuesday Wednseday Thurday Friday Saturday
05:00 Open Mat
*to be pre-arranged
Open Mat
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Open Mat
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Open Mat
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Open Mat
*to be pre-arranged
08:30 Boxing Sparring
09:00 Open Mat
17:00 Boxing Class
18:00 BJJ Class Gi
Brotherhood Instruction
BJJ Class Gi
Brotherhood Instruction
BJJ Class No Gi
Brotherhood instruction
MMA sparring
18:30 BJJ Class Gi
Gracie Barra Instruction
(Most NB class)

Get in touch

address

47 VAN RIEBEECK AVENUE, EDENVALE

email

info@1610bjj.com

Phone

+27 76 488 7311

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