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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
5
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All four of my children love it. Top notch instruction, warm and welcoming staff.

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CT BJJ: Kid-Jitsu flow

Last night at Crossroads BJJ another amazing kid-Jitsu class went down! Every kids martial arts class at Crossroads BJJ contains 3 different elements, physical fitness, stand up grappling and ground grappling. Our goal at Crossroads is to create a well rounded class that helps every member of the class gain confidence, coordination, discipline and most importantly the ability to experience the ability to set and achieve goals. 

Every Kids class at Crossroads BJJ starts with helping our students become more physically fit, working on balance, cardio, and strength. What is also amazing to see is how these physical exersizes also teach positive mental qualities, working on balance promotes focus, while drilling techniques that promote cardiovascular endurance promotes persistence. Focus and persistence are two qualities needed to achieve any goal, so by instilling these qualities in your child from an early age sets them up for success. 

The second part of class teaches stand up grappling, which can be used for both Jiu-Jitsu competitions if that is something that interests your child or used to protect themselves against against a bully at school. The main strategy of bjj is that we get our opponent to the ground where a smaller weaker person can control and protect themselves against a much larger person. 

The third portion of class teaches our students where they are safe and if they are not safe how to get to a position where they are safe. Besides Jiu-Jitsu technique this portion teach our students how to work well with others. Because Jiu-Jitsu requires you to work directly with other students cooperating with others is essential to learning and achieving your goals, just like in life. 

if your interested in seeing how Jiu-Jitsu can have a positive impact for you, your child and your family simply click the getting started link and reach out to one of our instructors an we’ll tell you everything you need to know about getting started!