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Pat Matthews reviewed Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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Great instructor and students I highly recommended this school.

Cooper Johnson reviewed Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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Had a great time with the folks at crossroads BJJ gym. I'm a visitor from out of town and the welcomed me in. No attitudes nothing but friendly folks! Their professor Dustin Rhodes is very knowledgeable and inviting. I got a chance to roll with him and even though he could shut me down with every move you was light and respectful of my abilities. This is reflected in his students. Not one meathead in the bunch �. Any way, top notch. Thanks for letting me train with you all!

David Lane reviewed Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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Cool men and women that enjoy learning and helping one another get better. Quality of instruction is very good, and it’s obvious that a lot of care is put into the development of the trainees. Nothing is free so you’ll have to put in the time on the mats to progress. Be prepared to discover the many stages of white belt. Great exercise and a lot of fun learning a useable skill that not many people out there know.

Lynne Black Hagerty reviewed Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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Instructor is wonderful with kids. Very patient and has them engaged throughout the whole class time.

Anthony Azanon reviewed Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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Crossroads BJJ is an excellent place for anyone with zero experience to more advanced. The classes are thought by people who are willing to help you out throughout the learning process and understand the importance of the basics in other to develop cohesive and fundamental grappling skills. Also, the classes vary from a larger group to more intimate sessions. So, there is really nothing to be afraid of; Crossroads BJJ in CT has you covered.

Fiona Mortell reviewed Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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Dustin’s instruction is high level and detailed, everyone is extremely welcoming, and the gym is beautiful. It was an excellent visit and I definitely recommend Crossroads!

Delilah Waskiewicz reviewed Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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All four of my children love it. Top notch instruction, warm and welcoming staff.

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Southeastern CT BJJ:New Facility, New Schedule

Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is proud to announce we have moved, and we are now in our own dedicated facility. We are still Located at 316 Boston Post Rd, Waterford CT, however we will now be conducting classes in Suite 1.  Our gym now offers almost 700sqft of mat space, and a new larger changing area. As we continue to make improvements to the space we will also be expanding our schedule. Over the next month we will be adding a new Fundamentals class, a no-gi class, kids jiu-jitsu classes and Launching our new Crossroads Wrestling program.
Our New Fundamentals program will focus on drilling the fundamental techniques of Brazilian JIu-jitsu. Knowing the basics is what wins fights in both self defense situations and in tournaments. The basics do not require you to be strong, quick or flexible, and anybody can before them regardless of age, weight, strength or fitness level.  Having a firm understanding of basic BJJ Techniques will allow you to build a solid plan of attack or defense from any position. The new Fundamentals program will cycle through positions faster than our Advance class, giving you technical knowledge from each position in a shorter amount of time

The new Advanced BJJ program will build off the skills that have been learned in the fundamentals class. The Advanced BJJ class will cover things like strategy, and linking techniques together to create your own style. The advance class takes a particular position and takes a longer amount of time covering it, in jiu-jitsu Details make the difference.  While the fundamentals class will place a heavy emphasis on drilling our advance class will focus more on live training. Live training is the only way to develop skills necessary to be truly effective against a resisting opponent. Live training is essential for training your brain to react under pressure and deal with somebody who is faster or stronger than you.

The new No-GI class will be designed to show you how to modify your grips and positions to transition from grappling in the gi to grappling without it.  This class will be extremely helpful for anybody looking to compete in submission grappling tournaments or transition into using BJJ in MMA.

The new kids program is designed to give children confidence, helping them deal with not only physical threats to their safety but also to help deal with the effects of bullying.  This program is designed to be the most realistic form of self defense available, not based on fancy techniques seen in the movies but techniques and safety strategies that really work.

The new Crossroads Wrestling program will be starting this May and will bring high quality wrestling instruction to the Waterford CT area year round. This will be a folk style wrestling class for wrestlers in  both middle school and high school. Wrestling year round will help you develop as an athlete faster than those who are only training 3 months a year.

Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is the only school in Southeastern CT dedicated to grappling. If you are interested in learning Brazilian Jiu-jitsu or wrestling stop by our new facility and try a week of free classes.