3 Meetup Groups match “Jujitsu” near Riverside, IL
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Welcome to The Highland Park Gracie Jiu-Jitsu group. We are a private meetup group committed to training in the fine art of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu founded by Grandmaster Helio Gracie. We are officially the first Chicagoland area Gracie Garage. For further information please click on the "About" tab at the top left of this page.
The concept of the group is simple. This is a venue to meet and train with other martial artists. Spar, drill, talk, share ideas, whatever. It is recommended that interested members have some training before attempting to come to a sparring session, simply so that you have the minimum of knowledge to defend yourself. Assume that sessions are not instructor led, unless otherwise specified.
What is Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu? A weaponless self-defense system, Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is derived from the disciplines of Judo and Japanese Jiu-Jitsu. The Carlson Gracie form of the art emphasizes use of technique, body positioning, and leverage to overcome a larger and stronger opponent. What will you learn in Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu? Carlson Gracie Jiu-Jitsu students will build valuable reflexes that enable them to react quickly and effectively in any situation. Here are some valuable s …
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