Kids Martial Arts 

Learning  martial arts, Brazilian jiu-jitsu in particular, is one of the greatest gifts you can provide your child. It facilitates self empowerment and intellectual growth that will impact every area of their life. It's a great way for kids to get into awesome shape, improve self confidence, learn discipline and respect.  Further more Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu teaches kids bully prevention concepts that help keep them stay safe.

Developing concentration through training helps kids to focus more in school and at home. 

All training is separated by age:

*5-7,  Ages 8-10, Ages 11-13
Ages 14+ will join the regular adult classes 

*5 years old must be able to fallow instructions well.

 **4 year old's will be considered based on ability to follow directions well.

At Zen Jiu-Jitsu & Fitness, Prof. George E. Smith-Tala teaches concepts of anti bullying with limited physical harm. The greatest gift a child can receive is "The art of fighting without fighting" (Bruce Lee). The application of tested self defense techniques will improve your child's self-esteem and empower them with the confidence to defuse confrontational situations before they escalate. They will learn effective self defense to protect themselves in the event they are attacked. Across the United Stated bullying has become a serious social issue and problematic in schools today. Bullying often leads to more serious outcomes and the tragedies are felt through communities.

As a parent you have the opportunity to raise a protector and not a victim!

The principles of our program are based off Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and here's why.

Jiu-JItsu relies on leverage and position, rather than size and power.  This makes it very effective when dealing with larger and more powerful assailants.

It's one of the safest arts, because the focus is on restraining and controlling and not punching or kicking. 
Jiu-Jitsu has become known as one of the most reliable and functional self-defense systems today.

Recently, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu has been making national news for its effectiveness with larger and stronger bullies. 

Our kids program is based on the very same structured program Prof. George teaches his own three boys. Prof. George is a 22 year veteran of the sport and has the patience and experience as a father and professor to guide your little ones through the usage of  techniques, fun drills, jiu-jitsu games, and active application while sparring.

So come by and test out a FREE class, no obligation, and see how your child utilizes the lessons they’ve learned in jiu jitsu, at home and in school.

Contact us at (704) 218-8322,, or reach us through our contact page , click here and fill out the form.

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4612 W Hwy 74 Suite E
Monroe, NC 28111