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Great instructor and students I highly recommended this school.

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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.

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

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Thursday Night Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Team Training – BJJ CT

Our BJJ or GJJ(Gracie Jiu-Jitsu) Team Training Class we continue to work the butterfly guard using an overlook to control our training partners posture. Today we added the detail of hooking our opponents arm when they are sitting square in front of us and have neutralized our favorable angle. By hooking the arm we can move backwards and make them follow us which will require them to use a hand to base out and not lose their balance. This allows us to know where their base hand is going to be so we can anticipate our training partners movement and then work to sweep. but it also allows us to adjust our grip on the opposite side to have a stronger control over our training partners posture which is essential if we want to prevent the guard pass.
Once everybody understood how to more effectively break the posture we worked several methods of controlling the basing arm and how to properly position your body to finish the sweep. In BJJ Details make all the difference and understanding how to get everything started is essential if you want to get the butterfly sweep. If your training partner can keep you out of the position you need to be successful you’re going to have a hard time! To prove that we had all learned the details we finished up with Team Training drills, where our BJJ friends and Training partners helped us make sure we really had learned all the techniques and that our BJJ was on Point!