Thank you for your interest in our program! We also want to thank you for your patience. Our kids program is very special to us and we pride ourselves on giving the kids the best training possible, in a safe learning environment. Their quality of training, happiness, and safety are the main reasons we do not have open enrollment here and choose to keep classes at optimal numbers. Most facilities will pack the mats with as many kids as possible - this will never be us.
Thank you for trusting us with your child's training. We look forward to meeting you!
Things You Should Know
There are no "seasons" in Jiu Jitsu. We train Jiu Jitsu and Wrestling, year round. While we do understand that most kids will have a wrestling season with their school - a champion is built in the off season.
Due to the nature of the sports, we have specific age requirements for each program. It is very challenging for kids under the minimum age to keep up with the training schedule and demands of the class. Teens are able to start adult classes at 15.
Not related to Karate
It is awesome if your little one previously trained another form of martial arts such as Karate or Taekwondo, but Wrestling and Jiu Jitsu are completely unrelated.
While we do take precautions and limit the number of students per class so the coaches are able to keep a better eye on everyone - these are full contact sports.
It is Challenging
We are not an after school program. The kids will learn real skills and techniques that require commitment. They learn most of the same techniques as the adults and are challenged daily in classes. We do our best to help them stay positive, motivated and excited about learning.
We do not require the kids to compete but we do encourage it! Competitions are fun and a great way for the kids to get engaged and support each other.
Meet the Coaches
Head Coach | Black Belt | USAF Veteran
Coach Derrick has been training for over 17 years and has an extensive background in coaching - including teaching the USAF Phoenix Raven's comabtives program. He received his Black Belt in 2014 and has over 20 professional MMA fights. He now focuses his time on competing in Jiu Jitsu and teaching the next generation of competitiors.
Head Wrestling Coach | Purple Belt
Coach Austin is a Purple Belt under Derrick Kennington and has been training with him for over 6 years. He spent most of his childhood training and competing in Wrestling with over 250 matches. He has over 6 years of coaching experience and is an active professional MMA fighter.
Lead Jiu Jitsu Coach | Brown Belt
Coach Ethan is a Brown Belt under Derrick Kennington and has been training with him for over 7 years. He has dedicated his life to the sport of Jiu Jitsu and enjoys helping the next generation learn the sport. He is an active competitor, competing often with The Toro Cup, the IBJJF and Sirius Grappling.
About your membership
We value transparency
A copy of the Cancellation/Hold policy is given to you at the time of signup and is posted at the front desk at all times. Please familiarize yourself with this.
Your child's membership includes unlimited training. Our kids classes are offered Monday - Thursday, with an optional competition class on Saturday. The most effective way for them to progress is to train often!
Your membership continues for as long as your child is training (or until you cancel). So do not worry, you will not automatically be cancelled at the end of your term and your membership price will not increase once your initial term is over if your child continues training.
We offer many different pricing plans here. Your membership price is based on the length of commitment & classes you choose. We have the full breakdown available when you come in for your trial!