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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.

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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!

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

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CT BJJ: Attacks from Everywhere

Last night during our Team Training Class at Crossroads BJJ we added more Submissions to our Kimora series. The more ways we have to funnel our bjj training partners into a submission, the more successful we can be. In this class we added three submission entries, a new entry into the Kimora, an entry into the reverse triangle and an entry into the triangle from north south.  

Last week we ended with coming to the top position then the person defending our attacks rolls away and we are able to step over and secure a triple attack position. In this class we discussed our options when the path to step over to triple attack is blocked. So instead of cirlcling over the body, we circled over the head. From this angle we attacked the Kimora and a strong Kimora for dealing with an opponent who has an extremely strong grip. We also discussed two triangles from the same position a standard triangle choke and a reverse triangle.  

We finished class by drilling from this position giving all of the bjj students at Crossroads Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu a chance to put this new Kimora game into practice. The goal is to first give everybody the theoretical knowledge to be successful and then provide an opportunity to  apply that knowledge while their training partners offer resistance.