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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!

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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.

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Instructor is wonderful with kids. Very patient and has them engaged throughout the whole class time.

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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.

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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!

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All four of my children love it. Top notch instruction, warm and welcoming staff.

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Monday Night Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Class – CT BJJ

Today during our Brazilian Jiu-JItsu we continued working escaping the headlock position from the ground. Last week we started defending the headlock from the standing position and today we continued working how to escape the headlock once your training partner is on the ground. The first details we covered were how to stabilize the position using your body weight. Once we were sure we wouldn’t lose the top(more dominant) position we worked to apply pressure to our training partners arm so we could use our entire body to move our training partners arm into a bad position forcing them to release the headlock.
Once we escaped the headlock we worked 3 different submissions, which were all very closely related, this allowed our students to gain a deeper understanding of the submission by seeing it applied in several different ways. We worked a lapel choke from side control, then finishing that same lapel choke from the back mount and finally finishing the with a clock choke from the turtle position. By understand how people will move off of our attempted submission we can transition into different positions while continuing to attack the submission hold.

Class finished with positional drilling where we continued to increase the level of resistance students were giving in a controlled way to make sure that we were adding all of the correct details. Everybody but in a lot of great work and class was a lot of fun! See you all in Class on Wednesday!