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Amanda Brittany reviewed Empire Self Defense & Fitness
5
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I joined the beginner Krav Maga class at Empire about 2.5 months ago and I have to say... I have never been more excited to exercise!! Every day that I have Krav, I am so excited to get there and start my work out. Every day that I don't have Krav, I am wishing I did! I have learned so much from Alan and the Empire Team already. I am ecstatic that I am reaching my goals of becoming stronger and losing weight (8lbs down so far). Krav at Empire inspires me to be healthier in my overall life too. I can't wait for my next workout!

Rob Nielsen reviewed Empire Self Defense & Fitness
5
via Facebook

Excellence is a choice and you can achieve it here! I love the people I train with and the course content is for the real world so if the worst happens, you'll be prepared!

Roseanne Pappas reviewed Empire Self Defense & Fitness
5
via Facebook

I love this place. Staff is friendly and engaging. They go out of their way to help you learn how to do things correctly and safely. I've never had so much fun exercising. Two weeks in and my hip is already feeling stronger. So glad I joined. No pressure, positive atmosphere.

Amanda Rózsavölgyi reviewed Empire Self Defense & Fitness
5
via Facebook

Threw the first punch of my life two weeks ago, and I've never felt better! I have been so intimidated and scared to join a gym, but I am SO happy I finally did and I am SO happy I chose ESDF. I look forward to going to my HIIT class every day because the workout is great, the staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and encouraging, and the overall environment is super positive. Looking forward to working more with the ESDF team!

Colton White reviewed Empire Self Defense & Fitness
5
via Facebook

One of the best decisions I've ever made was making the first private lesson and signing up for the Muay Thai class. great environment and awesome staff. this will not take your fitness to the next level, but teach you skills that could potentially save your life. I'd recommend it to anyone. make that first call!!

Emily Musial reviewed Empire Self Defense & Fitness
5
via Facebook

My time and training with Empire is invaluable to me. As a student in the Muay Thai program, I have been invested in by staff and fellow students alike- my success feels like a priority to everyone around me. The facilities and instruction are second to none and thoughtfully handled. Alan and Cheryl manage a great business and take the measures to maintain a great environment for all of us- it feels like a family. I feel more confident and capable in my body than I ever have from the strength I've built and progress I've made- it really is the best part of my day. I can see my involvement here for many years to come.

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Get in Shape and Harness Your Body’s Capabilities with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Learn to Fight and Defend Yourself in a Fun Setting

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a martial art and fighting technique that is designed to help people of any size defend themselves. It’s also a terrific way to tone and firm your body and reap the health benefits of martial arts.

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Do you want to lose weight and tone your muscles?

Do you want to feel prepared to defend yourself if you need to?

Are you ready to feel new levels of self-confidence and pride?

Getting in shape is important for people of all ages and sizes

Try something different from the same old routine

Studying martial arts provides you with a physical challenge combined with a mental one – and teaches you to defend yourself, too.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a unique form of martial arts that teaches students to leverage their body weight to use in the ring or against an attacker. A descendant of Judo, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is both a sport and a martial art – and it’s fun to learn.

Results and growth with every class!

Studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can help you get in the best shape of your life. It’s a great way to lose weight, tone your muscles, and learn the key things you need to know to be able to defend yourself – even against an opponent who’s larger than you are.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Builds Muscle and Maximizes Physical Fitness

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu provides an intense, full-body workout that’s the perfect way to lose weight, increase your muscle mass, and get into great shape.

By combining cardiovascular training with toning and training, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu students push their bodies hard and learn what they are capable of.

It’s a great way to burn calories in a fun and supportive setting that encourages all students to do their best.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Teaches Practical Self-Defense Techniques

The thought of having to defend yourself against a bigger, stronger assailant might be scary, but Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is designed to help you overcome your fears.

By teaching students to take the fight to the ground where they can use chokeholds and other effective techniques to defend themselves, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu helps leverage even a small body into a huge problem for an attacker.

Best of all, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu builds strength and agility, both of which help in self-defense situations.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Students Walk with Confidence and Pride

There’s no feeling quite like the feeling of knowing that your body is strong, agile, and able to do whatever you want it to do.

Studying Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gives students the knowledge that they can leverage their body’s strength to accomplish things they never thought possible.

Over time, it increases self-confidence and pride – and that carries over to work, home, and every area of your personal life.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competitions Provide a Unique Challenge

Students who have a natural competitive drive love Brazilian Jiu Jitsu because it’s a sport as well as a self-defense method.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu requires students to spar and fight in class. They can also choose to compete to prove their ability or to advance to new levels of achievement.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competitions help students set goals and work toward them – and to relish the experience of victory.

I love this place. Staff is friendly and engaging. They go out of their way to help you learn how to do things correctly and safely. I've never had so much fun exercising. Two weeks in and my hip is already feeling stronger. So glad I joined. No pressure, positive atmosphere.

Roseanne Pappas

Excellence is a choice and you can achieve it here! I love the people I train with and the course content is for the real world so if the worst happens, you'll be prepared!

Rob Nielsen

My time and training with Empire is invaluable to me. As a student in the Muay Thai program, I have been invested in by staff and fellow students alike- my success feels like a priority to everyone around me. The facilities and instruction are second to none and thoughtfully handled. Alan and Cheryl manage a great business and take the measures to maintain a great environment for all of us- it feels like a family. I feel more confident and capable in my body than I ever have from the strength I've built and progress I've made- it really is the best part of my day. I can see my involvement here for many years to come.

Emily Musial

One of the best decisions I've ever made was making the first private lesson and signing up for the Muay Thai class. great environment and awesome staff. this will not take your fitness to the next level, but teach you skills that could potentially save your life. I'd recommend it to anyone. make that first call!!

Colton White

Threw the first punch of my life two weeks ago, and I've never felt better! I have been so intimidated and scared to join a gym, but I am SO happy I finally did and I am SO happy I chose ESDF. I look forward to going to my HIIT class every day because the workout is great, the staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and encouraging, and the overall environment is super positive. Looking forward to working more with the ESDF team!

Amanda Rózsavölgyi

I joined the beginner Krav Maga class at Empire about 2.5 months ago and I have to say... I have never been more excited to exercise!! Every day that I have Krav, I am so excited to get there and start my work out. Every day that I don't have Krav, I am wishing I did! I have learned so much from Alan and the Empire Team already. I am ecstatic that I am reaching my goals of becoming stronger and losing weight (8lbs down so far). Krav at Empire inspires me to be healthier in my overall life too. I can't wait for my next workout!

Amanda Brittany
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FAQs

Do I need to know jiu-jitsu or Judo to study Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

No, you don’t. There are beginner classes available and many of the people who study Brazilian Jiu Jitsu have no prior martial arts training.

Do I need any special equipment to study Brazilian Martial Arts?

Students typically wear a Gi (two-piece garment worn by martial artists.) It is also typical for some students may want to wear a mouth guard. It’s a good idea to have a supply of athletic tape, as well.

As a beginner, do I need to spar?

No. Beginner classes focus on teaching basic techniques and safety, and you can then work your way up to controlled sparring in class.

Can Brazilian Jiu Jitsu help me defend myself?

Absolutely. It’s one of the world’s most effective self-defense techniques and is often preferred because it teaches students to leverage their body weight to defeat larger opponents.

Will taking Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes help me lose weight?

It can, particularly if you combine Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes with a healthy diet and lifestyle. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu provides a great, full-body workout that burns calories, builds muscles, and boosts the metabolism.

More Benefits

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training relieves stress and anxiety and increases mental well-being.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu helps build strength, flexibility, and endurance.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu improves cardiovascular fitness and overall health.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu strengthens the mind-body connection, improves concentration, and encourages discipline and goal-setting.

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