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Bryan Stewart reviewed Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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My 5&1/2 year old daughter and I have been taking classes at Lake County BJJ for a little over six months now. Carlos is a fantastic teacher and coach. His classes are well organized, responsibly run, fun and very effective. Every student I've met and worked with has been friendly and helpful. Before coming here I almost gave up on learning BJJ due to some bad experiences at other schools. If you want a truly family oriented school that teaches safely and effectively without all of the big egos and "tough guy" bull, Lake County BJJ is for you!

Jose R Hernandez reviewed Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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Lake County BJJ is a great place to get in shape and learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Coach Carlos and Coach Patty are great instructors with adults/kids and happy to answer any questions you may have. My kids and I love training 3-4 times a week and have seen a great increase in flexibility, strength and cardio. BJJ teaches my kids confidence, discipline and respect for others, while at the same time sticking up for themselves and others. So if you ever wanted to try BJJ come to Lake County BJJ and see the difference.

Erviena Jane Pahilan reviewed Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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Our son has come really far with jiu jitsu & he loves going, especially sparring. Carlos and Patty are incredible and our son really looks up to them - they really make a difference in those kids' lives. It's like a one really big family in there. We don't regret signing him up for jiu jitsu at all. Thanks, you two!

Liz Collins reviewed Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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My daughter was having so much fun, I got jealous and signed up myself. Awesome instructors with crazy good deals on their website. Can't wait for my next class.

Stephen Wheeler reviewed Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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I have been attending classes at LCBJJ for about one year now. Coming from zero previous fighting and martial arts experience, jumping into a martial art definitely had me nervous at first. All of my nervousness was dispelled within the first week of class and I was hooked. Walking in, the atmosphere at LCBJJ is friendly and rewarding. Coach Carlos and Coach Patty are incredibly knowledgeable and friendly people who work hard with you to help you succeed. Their fundamentals class is great for people who are new to Jiu Jitsu and for older students who work hard on mastering the many basics of BJJ. Their advanced class is full of seasoned students who do not hesitate to share their vast knowledge with others and help to promote a friendly, fulfilling environment. The variety of morning and night classes help to fit class into your schedule even if you are a very busy person. All of this for me makes this review on LCBJJ an easy 5 star rating.

Vic Diaz reviewed Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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I started at LCBJJ in October of last year and have held off on writing a review until I had some time training first. I’ve been into fitness for years, but wanted to do something different. I have friends that train at other schools so I had a vague idea of what Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was and really wanted to try it. I started looking for a place to train close to home, but what made me choose Lake County BJJ (despite the 30-40 minute drive) was the convenient schedule. There really aren’t any other schools that offer daytime classes. I am a business owner and mornings are ideal, for me, to get some training in. I like the option of training mornings or evenings, once in a while both!

About the classes and gym – The training is great. I thought I was in decent shape, but have never had a workout as intense as the training at Lake County BJJ. Classes are an hour long consisting of a short warm up, technique demonstration plus drilling, and finally a few rounds of live sparring. Since starting I have lost 20 pounds and gained a higher level of endurance that I haven’t been able to achieve working out on my own. The gym itself is a good size, kept very clean and has plenty of parking.

So now onto what’s kept me going back and will keep me going to Lake County BJJ. Coach Carlos and Coach Patty are great instructors and very knowledgeable. As a 38 year old it’s a little intimidating starting something new that requires your body to move a certain way, but both Coach Carlos and Patty are always extremely patient. They take extra time to break techniques down, step-by-step, in a way that’s easy to follow. Aside from the great instruction the students are all extremely helpful. There is always someone around to answer a question or review a technique. The camaraderie is great and I always look forward to training. There are all kinds of students here, casual practitioners who come for fitness, some who train for self-defense and others who like to compete. Highly recommend going in to check the place out if you’re interested in training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Emile Perez reviewed Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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I travel a lot for work and have seen my fair share of academies. Lake County is extremely clean (so important), incredibly warm and welcoming, and also had some very high class BJJ. I highly recommend this academy and will be back!!

Sean Kaulike Baumann reviewed Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
5
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I've been going to Lake County Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for over a year now. I couldn't have found better mats to step onto to learn and train jiu-jitsu. Coach Carlos and Patty are amazing at teaching jiu-jitsu. However it's not just that which makes them great. They build a better community around them. The support they share with you off the mat as well as on the mat is invaluable. Everyone around them is better because of them and it shows through the students that are in the gym. I really enjoy jiu-jitsu but I don't think I would love it as much as I do if it was not for Carlos and Patty.

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Martial Arts: The Effective After School Program

A parent’s work schedule never really syncs up perfectly with his/her child’s school

schedule. As school lets out for the day, parents are usually wondering what options

are in place for them to place their children in until they are out of work. Plus, they

want to be able to put their children in programs that going to benefit the child

versus sending them to a relative to watch television all afternoon. They might go to

tutoring, but that activity can only benefit them on an academic level. If parents are

looking for an effective, all-around activity, then they should consider placing their

children in a martial arts after school program. In doing so, parents will begin to see

great growth and benefits in their children.

Provides Great Education – Discipline and Responsibility

Just because the school bell rang, it does not mean that a child has to stop receiving

educational content in an after school program. Martial arts teaches kids how to be

disciplined and responsible. The routines associated with martial arts require

precision and practice in order to perfect the stances and activities. Students are also

required to upkeep their uniforms and belts. They are taught to respect the instructor

as well as one another. This type of conditioning in the class allows students to

become more mature and responsible. Building this foundation at a young age will

produce healthy habits as they grow into teenagers and soon after, adults.

Can be a Place to Make Friends

Children can find it very difficult to make new friends. They may feel uncomfortable

in the process and sometimes feel rejected for being what is considered to be

“normal” in the school social worlds. Kids can be harsh and when a child is exposed to

negative social settings, it can be traumatizing for the rest of their lives. The good

thing about putting a child in martial arts is that he/she will get the chance to easily

make friends in the program. The other children in the class already share a common

interest with one another: martial arts. They all understand the routines and the

disciplines behind the activity. Sharing the same mindset allows children within the

class to become friends easier and support one another. There are also routines that

involve students working with a partner which is a great way to foster teamwork and

accountability.

Encourages and Provides Physical Strength and Fitness

Especially in America, more and more children are becoming obese because of the

lack of exercise and poor nutrition. Martial arts after school programs offer a great

way for children to practice physical fitness every single day. There are warm-up

routines that help students center their thoughts and stretch to prevent injuries.

Then, the remaining routines build their muscle and promote great posture. The

students are able to become physically strong which is not only good for their bodies

but their minds as well. This is because they build a sense of self-confidence as they

see their strength grow. They also learn great methods of self-defense, which is ideal

for any person of any age.

Finding an after school program that provides a multitude of benefits for a child can

be difficult. Martial arts classes are a great option as they can give a child an

education that no other activity ever could. It gives a child benefits that affect their

minds and bodies, all at the same time. It teaches children to become responsible and

matures, traits that cannot be matched by any other program.

 

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