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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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CT BJJ No-GI Team Training

Another great Guard passing Class in the books! Breaking the Closed guard from standing and then working two guard passes and a knee bar submission. In Jiu-jitsu we always want to pick the easiest move. If your opponent blocks the path to the right, go left, if they block left, go right. This way we are always working to be as efficient as possible. 

Of course if you become predictable it will become easy for high level BJJ players to shut down your techniques and begin to work their own, so we have multiple techniques to the right and to the left, both passes and submissions. if your opponent expects you to pass to the left, but you attack a knee bar their defense will be late and your submission will be that much easier to catch! 

And of course with any team training Jiu-jitsu class there was lots of rolling, just to make sure everybody gets a great workout. BJJ is always evolving and in-order to make sure what you are learning really works, you need to apply it on a resisting opponent. If they can stop it, its not good enough, if they can’t then you know that if you ever have to use the techniques you are learning in a Self Defense situation, or a competition you know that they will work.