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

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CT BJJ: Consistancy is King

Last night at Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu during our Team Training class we held a marathon training session completing over an hour of 10 minute rounds! As you progress in the Martial Art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu you will need to spend more time rolling in order to  refine your techniques. At a certain point your Jiu-Jitsu benefits more from learning more about what you already know versus learning brand new techniques.  Marathon training sessions, where you spend over an hour rolling force you to rely solely on technique verses shorter time limit training sessions which allow you to use more speed and strength to be successful. 

The other benifit of rolling or sparring for such a long time is you are provided a long time to formulate strategies based on how your training partners are reacting. When your initial technique does not work you have the ability to trouble shoot to find out why. Understanding why is essential to excelling in brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, because bjj is the triumph of intellect over strength we must be able to think our way through problems rather than strength our way through them. Sparring for such long periods of time where if you use 100% of your strength you will completely fatigue and then lose forces you to use your brain. 

If you would like to get in shape, learn a life changing skill and experience all the other amazing benefits of BJJ stop by our gym and speak with one of our coaches to see how to get started. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will change your life for the better, all you need to do is walk though the door.