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Lake County’s Kids Martial Arts Program earn more than medals

As an instructor there will come a time when you will be lost for words because of the actions of your students.  This time came for me September 10th at Fuji BJJ championships held at Harper College. We took 4 kids to the tournament came away two silvers and two golds.  At this point any…

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7 Ways to Support Your Child’s Jiu Jitsu

In my decade plus in practicing jiu jitsu I have seen how jiu jitsu can have a positive effect on people. At Lake County BJJ I have been very fortunate to be a part of such positive changes in people’s lives. This includes children. I have seen my own son go from a very shy…

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How Martial Arts improves your child’s grades…

I get questions from parents sometimes about how martial arts improves your child’s grades… It seems some people think it’s just about self-defense and exercise 😉 Well, it’s actually very simple… In martial arts, we help children learn these three powerful qualities: – Respect – Discipline – Focus And we do it in a really…

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Saturday Nights With Lake County Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

We at Lake County BJJ had an amazing time at Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville, IL.  We took a group of 36 that consisted of members, friends and family.  Both parents and kids had a great time volunteering for a great cause.  The kids in our kids jiu jitsu program learn that volunteering and…

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Best Advice For a New Student?

Best advice for a new student? This is a question I was asked as part of a panel discussion about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu on the Artistic License podcast for WGN plus.  My answer to this question has changed throughout the years, but it really boils down to one simple answer.  Commitment.   Commitment to the…

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Check out our video…Just an average Monday!

A short clip of our Monday classes. Kids jiu jitsu at 530pm, mixed level adult jiu jitsu at 630pm and our beginner’s adult jiu jitsu at 730pm Come by and check out our daily jiu jitsu classes.  We offer the most jiu jitsu classes in the Mundelein and Vernon Hills area.  Call us 847-495-2557

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Lake County BJJ Beginners Class: An Introduction

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a very intimidating martial art to start. We at Lake County Brazilian Jiu Jitsu understand and have taken steps to try to make your first day less intimidating as possible.  I still remember my first day, the class started at 6:30 and I got off work at 5pm I had an…

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Why Pay For Martial Arts?

Please read through the photo and find out why this parent pays for martial arts for their child.  Martial arts goes beyond technique, kids learn lessons they can use for a life time.  How to persevere through tough situations, team work, and social skills are a few.  You as a parent are there to help…

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Character Development and Lake County Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

One of the cornerstones of our youth program is our character development curriculum.  We understand that as a school we are in a unique position to influence the kids in our children’s program.  We looked at ways of how we can influence our kids in a positive way and separate ourselves from other kids jiu…

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