In essence, real Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is a non-violent, non-aggressive art of self-defense. An art of non-resistance based on the principles of balance, leverage and timing. It can be safely practiced by anyone regardless of age, gender or level of fitness. Properly supervised regular practice will provide practitioners with mental and physical benefits like better flexibility, cardiovascular conditioning, body awareness; increased self-esteem, attention span, concentration, self-discipline, balance and stress relief.
Jiu-Jitsu makes it possible for a smaller person to defend against a stronger attacker while causing the threat of attack causing minimal or no harm at all. The art’s ideal technical refinement peaks when the practitioner is able to control the aggressor, removing any threat, without the need to punch or kick, while safeguarding their own physical integrity.
Jiu-Jitsu is an elegant and sophisticated art that adapts to individuals of any body type and does not demand that the people who practice it to be a gifted athlete or fighter. It is the ideal style for the men and women of modern times because brute strength is not required or necessary and due to its easy learning style and high degree of safety.
Although some of our students have been successful in many of the largest tournaments of the world, displaying their refined and elegant technique, we do not prioritize tournament competition or focus in developing professional fighters.
LX Jiu-Jitsu’s objective is to bring the benefits of this art to the people who have not tried it already, due to a distorted or mistaken view of the art by showing a non-violent and non-aggressive jiu-jitsu that is essentially defensive in nature.
Our classes take place in a traditional environment that demands our students maintain the values, education level and culture of the community we are based out of.
The Jiu-Jitsu that is taught and practiced in our school is ideal for people who wish to learn a highly technical style focused towards improving the overall quality of our student’s lives. It’s practiced in a traditional, family-friendly environment where proper etiquette, discipline, respect and friendship are the fundamental elements of the lessons taught in our academy’s classes.