Taekwondo or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Which is Best for Your Child’s Development?

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As parents or guardians, we all want the best for our children. We strive to provide them with opportunities that will help them grow into well-rounded individuals. Martial arts can be a fantastic way to achieve this, offering a blend of physical and mental benefits that can serve them throughout their lives. In the Sutherland […]

Kids BJJ: What Parents Should Know

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Martial arts classes are great activities for kids, introducing them to a healthy lifestyle while teaching them valuable self-defense skills. But navigating the world of martial arts can be difficult for parents who have never trained.  If you’re on this page it’s probably because you’re considering signing your son or daughter up to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu […]

Why BJJ is right for your kids these holidays

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School holidays are fast approaching, which means kids will have plenty of time to explore new hobbies and activities. If you haven’t already, consider signing your child up to martial arts classes.  Martial arts like Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are fantastic options for children of almost any age. It keeps kids active, which is great for health […]

5 reasons why BJJ is great for kids

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There are two things that all adult grapplers have in common at Gracie Miranda. One, they all love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Two, they all wish they started 10 years earlier. Martial arts are hobbies that can stay with you for life. Paradoxically though, you can never start too early. Many parents recognize this, seeking to sign […]

BJJ for kids: What to know before starting

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Martial arts are great for everyone, and over the years we’ve become used to getting questions from Sutherland Shire parents who are excited to sign their kids up to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Most questions are over how safe Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is, or at what age kids should start training. Some are also unsure what the […]

Should I sign my kid up to martial arts?

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With kids back at school and community sport open for the past months, parents may be wondering: Is now a good time for my kid to start martial arts? We definitely think so! Gracie Miranda is home to kids and adults training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) from all over Sutherland Shire. We’ve been lucky to welcome […]

How to be a supportive BJJ parent

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Gracie Miranda has a thriving community of young grapplers, with parents from all over Sutherland Shire bringing their kids in to learn children’s self defense. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a fantastic martial art for kids, as it teaches practical skills in a safe way. Just like the adults who train BJJ, a lot of kids […]

Kids martial arts: To compete or not to compete?

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On March 10 the Sydney Cup will be held in Sutherland Shire. For parents whose kids practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), this may beg an obvious question: Should my child be competing? When parents sign their kids up at Gracie Miranda, their focus is often on self defense. That’s understandable, because BJJ is among the […]

Bully proof: Improve your child’s self defence in the new year

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It’s a new year, and you know what that means – New Year’s resolutions. People in Cronulla, Miranda and all around the Shire will resolve to work out more, use social media less and so on. Naturally, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academies are not immune to the New Year’s resolution effect. Practitioners at Gracie Miranda, both […]

More than self defense: How kids benefit from martial arts

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Many parents from the Cronulla and greater Sutherland region bring their kids to Gracie Miranda to learn self defense. That’s a great start, because Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a super effective form of self defense. But self defense techniques only scratch the surface of what the martial art can offer. Not familiar with Brazilian Jiu […]