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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.

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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.

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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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BJJ CT: A little flow

Last night during our Fundamentals of BJJ class at Crossroads BJJ in New London County CT we drilled a chain or sequence of techniques starting with a passing the guard and ending in the mount position. During that sequence we covered a number of senerios that can take place if you are not paying attention to key details during each position. 

In BJJ ( Jiu-Jitsu ) you must pay attention to details, each technique has several ways it can be stopped or worse ways you can leave yourself open to getting submitted, making sure you are paying attention to each detail in a technique prevents bad situations before they happen. In this particular class we started with a stack pass from the standing position to secure side control. If you are not in the right position during this pass it is easy to get triangled or arm-barred. The next technique we covered was moving from side control to the mount while paying close attention to moving the bottom players elbow out of position. If we forget the detail moving the elbow it is easy for the bottom player to elbow escape and either take your back or put you back in the guard. 

The class ended with a discussion on the most efficient ways to improve your Jiu-Jitsu, and how you can make the most efficient use of your time on the mat. If your interested in seeing how Martial Arts and brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can help you live a happier, healthier life, come down and watch or try a class! The hardest part is walking through the door.