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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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Noon-Jitsu: Southern CT Martial Arts Training

Our Noon Jiu-Jitsu class at Crossroads bjj takes a particular theme and trains it until you know the Jiu-Jitsu technique and all of the techniques surrounding it. This training philosophy allows you to immerse yourself in series of moves so that you can create a “game” and once you have somebody in your game you will always have the advantage. 

In this bjj class in ct we focused on our foot sweeps, a stand up martial arts technique borrowed from judo. Our goal at Crossroads BJJ is  create well rounded grapplers who are skilled at both stand up and on the ground. A foot sweep is an easy way to get to the ground in a Jiu-Jitsu match or in a self defense situation and is a very low risk technique. Drilling footsweeps is also a great way to develop good balance which is an essential attribute to being good at any martial art.

On the ground we continued to develop and drill entries into the over under-pass. Every Jiu-Jitsu student has techniques that they prefer, and it is important have entries into those bjj techniques as possible. In this Jiu-Jitsu class we worked into the over-under pass by forcing half-guard. The idea behind forcing half guard is that we can begin to incrementally improve our position while maintaining a tight connection. In Jiu-Jitsu managing the distance is essential so if when we are in the top position we can reduce the amount of space the person on the bottom has to work we can improve our chances of passing the guard successfully.