Phone: 702-418-8800
Address: 5875 S Rainbow Blvd #206, Las Vegas, NV 89118

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YOUTH CLASS

Our youth program offers the highest level of brazilian jiu jitsu to kis 4-16. We emphasize in Health and Fitness, Anti Bullying and benefits of higher self esteem and ability to focus on his lessons in and out of the classroom. The coach student ratio is never greater than 5-1 guaranteeing your child the attention needed to grow in this art. our class time is monday – friday at 4:14 and a family group day at 10AM on Saturday.

As childhood obesity rate is starting to hit record hights. We emphasize healthy eating the importance of a active lifestyle making for a happy healthy child.

1. Self-Defense

This is the number one reason why most people decide to study martial arts, and pretty much any style is a great way to learn how to defend yourself. Martial arts teach you the techniques to defend yourself, but also the way to think about defending yourself – anticipate and avoid potential dangers. Training also helps build up the reflexes you need if you’re ever in a dangerous situation, and give you the confidence to stand up for yourself and fight back if needed – which brings us to our next topic…

2. Self-Confidence

As children become more proficient in their selected style of martial arts, their confidence gets a big-boost. They become more self-assured and confident. Their Professor’s (Teacher’s or Sensei’s depending on Martial Art style) encouragement goes a long way to help them achieve this goal, but the confidence level will extend far beyond the Fredson Paixao BJJ Academy.

3. Discipline

Fredson Paixao BJJ is a physical expression of ‘practice makes perfect’. In a class a student may execute a single movement or series of related movements, hundreds of times. This teaches the student that the progress that always happens during small improvements in technique and stamina, flexibility or power – will come through endless repetition.

Even during live rolling – where the student shows how creatively he or she can apply their well-honed skills – there are still rules and protocols to be followed. All of this teaches children to respect one another, their opponents and colleagues, and how to play games fair and square – lessons that follow them in their non-Martial Arts lives. It also teaches them to commit, to go to practice even when they don’t feel like it.

4. Individual Achievement: No one sits on the Bench
Youth Class

Many kids have the chance to experience the benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu early on, however a big number of children abandon their Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training when reaching the teen years in order to participate in school sports.

Although there are many lessons to be learned from team and individual varsity sports, the ‘make the team’ model often favors the more physically developed players while alienating the late bloomers. At Fredson Paixao Bjj we do not expect any child to be the biggest fastest or strongest, we do expect the best effort from every student.

If your child is an athletic wonder who is able to stay ahead of the game with his natural talents, athletics may very well bring out the best in him or her. But if want your child’s full potential to be nurtured through years of disciplined and diligent training look for a martial art school who offers a serious program taught by 4 Time World Champion 4th Degree Blackbelt.

5. Gender Equality

I am sure that while many parents would consider martial arts for their sons, not nearly as many would consider it for their daughters. However the martial arts are one of the few sports where both boys and girls can play together.

At FPBJJ Academy, we have a large amount of girls in our Jr Program, and in many classes they outnumber the boys. The girls are among the most technically proficient students we have and often dominate many of the local, regional and national competitions they enter.

Martial Artist also gives brothers and sisters an opportunity to practice together and learn from one another as well (not to mention the convenience of having all of your kids in one place at a time).

6. Weight Control

The typical martial arts class will often be comprised of warm-up calisthenics, teaching and practicing of moves and possibly some live rolling, as well as some active games. The warm up and practice comprise the bulk of the time, and for that time your child will be constantly on the go – stretching, crunches, takedowns, grapplin. The workout each child gets will not only assist in the natural development of his or her muscles but also help them build stronger Cardio-Vascular systems.

7. Family that Trains Together Stays Together

Most Brazilian Jiu Jitsu schools offer classes for both adults and children. While classes do not run simultaneously, they are usually one right after the other. This means that you can watch your children workout, and then they can watch you.

If you have the proper space for it, you can practice with each other at home, and learn from one another. This will give you a special activity to use as a bonding tool with your kids. You can also become physically fit together.

At FPBJJ Academy we have many families that come to class together and either take class simultaneously or watch each others sessions.

8. Jiu Jitsu is the gentle art

Grandmaster Helio Gracie, reinforced that Jiu Jitsu should be practiced with the mindset that your opponent will be bigger and stronger than you. That technique and mental toughness should be pursued above all physical attributes.

9. Athletic Development

Jiu Jitsu’s main goal is technical prowess and preseverance but the training itself is a whole body workout – Grips, Feet, Hips and Head all need to move in fluid and exact timed motions to properly execute a throw or a fight ending submission. Many world class professional athletes such as NFL players take up Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in order to improve their game skills.

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