People are attracted to the Martial Arts for a wide variety of reason. Some want to be the next Bruce Lee, Jet Li, Chuck Norris or Helio Gracie. Some are looking for an energizing and stimulating workout that has practical applications. Some are the competitive type and are looking for a challenging sport to test their abilities. Others are looking for self-discipline, an Eastern approach to health improvement or spirituality. Still others are seeking a real-world solution to protecting themselves and their families in a violent world.
No one martial art is going to be right for everyone, and so the purpose of this article is to answer a few questions, give you an overview of what we teach at Samuel Puccio BJJ, and — if you think we have a good match — guide you through the next steps of beginning your martial arts training.
Which Martial Arts Are Right For Me?
Finding the right martial art for you depends on your goals and expectations. What do you want to do In your martial arts training, and what do you want to get out of it?
We teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. If you've ever watched a Mixed Martial Arts competition such as the Ultimate Fighting Championship or others, you've probably seen Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This system has proven so effective that it is now a standard part of nearly every MMA fighter's training. The training encompasses free-fighting, the clinch and ground-fighting applications.