The Zicro Academy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Program is designed for people of all ages and walks of life. Jiu Jitsu, as a martial art, is truly appropriate for everyone. Whether your goals are focused on learning self-defense, fitness or competition, our program is structured to meet your training goals. There is a place for everyone in our school!
Our program is led by Felipe "Zicro" Neto, an Alliance 5th Degree Black Belt, with a degree in Exercise Science and more than 30 years of experience in the art. In our program, you will be¬†shown easy to learn, fundamental positions, and self-defense techniques that will help you to build a strong foundation so you can control and/or submit opponents during class. As you progress in the program, more difficult challenges will be presented to you and more advanced techniques added to your foundation. Felipe's philosophy is to contribute to the evolution and education of others through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, improving health, body composition, self-esteem and confidence, whether they be fighters, athletes or otherwise.
The curriculum for the school is structured to maximize student learning. Our group classes focus on specific positions that are focused on each week. During the week, we begin with simple techniques and progress to more advanced techniques as the week progresses. Classes include functional fitness and flexibility training, self-defense, drilling of techniques and live sparring.
Our BJJ program will:
- Teaches you how to protect yourself and your loved ones
- Promotes functional strength and overall fitness
- Facilitates weight loss
- Helps relieve stress through physical activity
- Improves coordination, flexibility and balance
- Team building atmosphere
- Fosters self-confidence