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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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BJJ CT: Curriculium Lesson 1

We’ve restarted the Crossroads Brazilian jiu-jitsu Curriculium with Lesson 1 at this mornings 6am Jiu-Jitsu class located at the Waterford Fitness and training center! After expanding our class schedule to include morning and afternoon Jiu-Jitsu classes Head Coach and bjj black belt Dustin Rhodes has taken his 17 years of Jiu-Jitsu experience and created a 50 lesson Curriculium designed to teach everything a day one student needs to earn their BJJ Blue Belt! The new and undated Curriculium includes both stand up self defense techniques along with key concepts and strategies to help you progress quick!  

In today’s class we focused on Jiu-Jitsu most important technique, the elbow escape! This often overlooked technique is the technique you will use the most during your first several months of Jiu-Jitsu so understanding how to use it Will solve a lot of your problems as you begin your journey into Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. From the elbow escape we recover full guard, a only position on the ground where we can be on our back and still finish the fight. The guard is the key position that separates Jiu-Jitsu from other martial arts by giving us the ability to be offensive on our backs! From the guard we drilled the armbar! 

If you are interested in learning more about Crossroads Brazilian jiu-jitsu, located just minutes away from Connecticut College, Mitchel College and both the U.S. Coast Guard academy in New London, CT and the U.S. Navy base located in Groton Connecticut swing by and try a class!