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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
5
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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
5
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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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Kids Self Defense and Martial Arts in Connecticut

Today all of our kids worked on how to take a bully down to the ground and control him in side control where we are safe from punches and kicks. If you have been reading these posts, especially the post about our kids program you know by know that the whole purpose of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is for us both adults and kids to be able to defend ourselves if we ever need to. For Children, especially children who have been bullied in school the need for them to defend themselves is very real. They may need to defend themselves in a physical altercation or it may be a verbal argument, however if your child or any child wants to be able to feel good about themselves as a person they need to have have a level of confidence where they can speak up for themselves and if the case requires defend themselves from a bully.
Childhood is a very interesting time if you stop to think about it, hundreds of children are discovering who they are as people, and who they want to be as adults. Even if they can’t think about it in such concrete terms your child is learning more than math and reading everyday in school, they are learning how to interact with people, how to carry themselves in society, they are learning who they are going to be as adults. This is why the skills your child will learn in a solid Martial Arts program is equally important to the skills they are learning everyday in school.

Confidence and the ability to believe in yourself is essential for reaching goals, wether it be applying to the college you want to go to, going to your first job interview, or taking on a new challenge, you need the ability to believe in yourself just to get started. We don’t often think about those types of tasks when we are five, we are more concerned with playing tag and getting a class of apple juice. Kids are meant to be kids, play have fun and enjoy life. The Crossroads Kids Martial Arts and Self Defense program blends what we as parents want our children to achieve through taking martial arts classes, increased focus, confidence, discipline and the other Martial Arts Values and blends it with what helps keeps kids engaged, lessons that are disguised as games and a fun and friendly coaching staff that is their to help and support them grow into adults.