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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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New England Submission Only Challenge Results

This past weekend several Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu students traveled to Manchester, Connecticut to compete at the New England Submission Only Challenge. With a Total of 3 competitors Crossroads was able to bring 3 Medals home to Waterford, two Golds and one Bronze. Long Time student Tyrae was able to take home gold medals in both the Blue Belt Gi Division and in the No-Gi Division. While first time competitor Jeremy was able to take home the Bronze in the White Belt Gi Division.
Crossroads BJJ had two first time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Competitors representing the school and both did an awesome job. Our Second 1st time competitor Bryan was able to secure an arm bar 13 minutes into his first match. Bryan displayed a tremendous amount of heart hunting for the submission the entire match. Having two first time competitors perform so well in their first competition is a testament to all of the hard work they have both been putting in on the mats!

The great thing about Submission only BJJ tournaments is that you can just focus on the submission without having the additional stress of the point system or the time running out. Not having to worry about points and time makes Submission only events a great first BJJ tournament to compete in. BJJ competition is a great way to assess your skills and feel some of the anxiety and nervousness that happen before a Self Defense Situation. The more you compete the more emotional control you will develop.Testing your skills against somebody who you have never met is also a great way to discover what areas of your Jiu-jitsu to work on and realize the areas of your Jiu-Jitsu who are where you are doing well.

The most important aspect of the Tournament was that everybody who competed had a great experience and was able to take away some valuable lessons. In Jiu-jitsu you never lose, you either win, or you learn. By participating in one tournament you add 6 months of gym training to your Jiu-Jitsu.

Congratulations to everybody who stepped on the mat and put there skills to the test.