BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or BJJ is one of the most effective ground fighting systems in the world.
Developed in the early 1900s in Brazil it quickly gained recognition around the world. Although the Gracie family is typically synonymous with BJJ, another prominent lineage was started by another Brazilian disciple, Luiz França.
The effectiveness on BJJ has been proven in combat time and time again. Its early practitioners became famous for accepting any challenge by any martial artist and almost always winning.
BJJ has also become one of the staple martial arts used by professional mixed martial arts fighters, fighting in promotions like UFC, One FC etc.
BJJ functions on the principles of gaining dominant position, cutting out space till a limb is isolated and then submitting the opponent through a lock or a choke. Its often called "Human Chess."
Though Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is now also a sport, its combat and self defense applications are still very relevant and efficient.
Coach Aditya Roy has been training in grappling since 2007. Hes trained in Japanese Judo and Filipino Dumog. In 2016 he journeyed to Seattle to begin training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Since then he brings one of his teachers Coach Belton Lubas down to Goa every year to conduct a training camp where Coach Aditya continues his training.
Last year we at LightHaven were given permission to start a small closed training group for BJJ. The aim of the training group was to help us work on our skills and continue to grow.
In October 2018 after seeing our progress, Coach Belton gave us permission to open this training group to the wider public.
We invite people of all levels of experience in Jiu-Jitsu to come and train with us.
Help us to grow in our quest to learn and spread authentic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Goa.
Class Timings -
Mon to Fri
8:15am - 9:30am