Adult BJJ in Harriman, NY

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a form of self-defense common among MMA fighters. Not only is it a great way to expel your energy and get in shape. Focusing not only on dominating your opponent, but also dominating self-confidence within yourself. For adults, this can be fun, as well as competitive. If you’re interested in adult BJJ classes in Harriman, NY, visit our fantastic gym at NY United BJJ to learn how you can get a free trial.

We Offer Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Our classes are designed to intrigue all ages, with classes specifically for adults. Our combative martial arts can be used in this real and dangerous world. Traditional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu focuses on taking an opponent to the ground and gaining control and the dominant position. We teach you how to gain skills and how to gain self confidence, all within a safe environment. Roughly translating the phrase “Jiu-Jitsu,” it means “gentle art.” 

With that, there is no perfect age to start Jiu-Jitsu.  Not only is it good to learn how to defend yourself, but attending martial arts classes regularly helps boost your physical health and strengthen your heart. You will also be surrounded by a community of great people who learn and train along side you, with their own diverse set of goals from getting in shape to earning a black belt.

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Adult BJJ in Harriman, NY

We offer adult classes (and kids classes, too!) for everyone in the Harriman area and surrounding counties in southern New York such as Airmont and Suffern. We want to help those in our area achieve confidence, skills and fitness within this discipline of martial arts.  BJJ teaches that a smaller, weaker person can defend themselves against a larger, stronger opponent in close combat. Starting with the fundamentals of jiu-jitsu, you begin to build confidence in your movements and motions, all within a safe environment. Running drills in a live (or cooperatively competitive) but safe and controlled environment teaches you to react in real world situations.

Commonly Asked Questions About Adult BJJ

Many adults are unsure about joining martial arts classes when they have never been involved in it in the past. They feel they are too old to learn new things or be a part of a class like this. That is not the case at all and you can see many great benefits from training with us. Here are a few of the frequently asked questions we get from people.

Is 30 too old to start Brazilian Jiu-jitsu?

There is no perfect age for beginning Jiu-Jitsu. It’s a gentle enough art that people from five years old to 60 and from all skill levels enjoy learning and engaging in class. Many people start training over the age of 30 and enjoy participating in class and even competitions.

What is Jiu-Jitsu good for?

BJJ teaches self-defense methods that can be valuable in day-to-day life.  Unfortunately, in this dangerous world, learning how to restrain opponents, disarm them, and potentially render them unconscious if the need arises can be very useful skills to hold.

Sign Up With NY United BJJ Today

If you are looking to build your confidence, physical fitness, and self-defense skills, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu may be a perfect fit for you. Within our martial arts programs, you are taught how to carry yourself with confidence and fend off attackers for your own safety. If you are local to the Harriman, NY area or surrounding counties in New York, our dojo may be a great place for you. Contact us today or fill out our form to try a free trial week! 

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