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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: No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

We packed the house last night during our No-Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu class working both stand up wrestling techniques and then transitioning into some advanced guard work, including transitions between x-guard and single leg X. With the goal of the No-GI BJJ class to give students confidence starting on the feet and transitioning to ground work Coach James set up a series of drills that did just that, working stand up clinching or gripping drills and then working into a series of drills starting on the feet that continue on the ground. 

During the Ground work portion of class we studied transitioning from single leg X guard to a traditional X-guard and a sweep from each position. going over how to perform each sweep and what the top Jiu-Jitsu player can do to shut down your sweep attempt facilitating you to switch positions. Transitioning smoothly between techniques requires drilling and performing a number of repetitions to make sure that each part of our body is in the right position and doing the right things. The secret to getting good at Jiu-Jitsu is performing a reps, the more reps you do the quicker you will be able to react under pressure.