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Youth Jiu Jitsu

Age Range: 4 to 13 |  Experience Requirement: None

This Class at DaFirma Training Center in Chesapeake offers kids the chance to learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, gaining discipline, self-confidence, and effective self-defense techniques in a fun, social environment.

Does your child face any of these challenges?

  • They struggle to maintain control of their movements and may be unintentionally destructive.
  • They find it difficult to focus on a task or to see it through to the end.
  • They have a hard time sharing their belongings and getting along with other kids.

How This Program Will Help Your Child

Build Physical Strength

Our program will teach your child how to engage with other people. How to react on different situation while establishing friendly and positive notes throughout.

Learn Socialization

Kids may or may not be sociable with other kids that's why this program will help them to be more comfortable around other people.

Improve Focus and Discipline

With the way of martial arts, your kids will develop skills that will improve their level of attention to what really matters. Kids will also lean self-discipline.

Why the Virginia Community Loves

Our Martial Arts Classes

Ryan Wilson recommends Dafirma Training Center

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Very detailed and specific instructors with ample experience to share in all aspects of BJJ. We learned the importance of connection with emphasis on the side-control technique. Greatly appreciated them taking their time while instructing.

Victoria Sparnicht recommends Dafirma Training Center

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DTC has SIGNIFICANTLY enriched my kids' worlds! They have learned so much from the Professors and Coaches who take an amazing amount of care and professionalism in their craft to teach our littles. We love the safety measures in place to keep it as germ-free as possible including the clean mats and equipment.

I also feel very safe with the owners having high credentials in the medical field, if something were to happen, they have experience. Big bonus!!!!

Kari Carnes recommends Dafirma Training Center

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I wish I could give them a bazillion stars!!! We searched for months for the right fit for our kiddos!!! Da Firma Training Center was the perfect fit!
Professor Ricardo and Professor Heide are the absolute best!!!! They are amazing with the little kiddos up to the bigger ones! The coaches are also amazing and we are so blessed we found this training center!

Ben G recommends Dafirma Training Center

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Da Firma Training Center is a special place. Incredible instructors, huge mat space, and a friendly environment. This school regularly hosts seminars featuring world-famous championship-level professional grapplers and Judokas. The training is incredible and has something for everyone, from beginner to expert. You'll make lifelong friends and be a part of a great team. I highly recommend you drop in for an intro, you'll love it.

Amanda Perrone recommends Dafirma Training Center

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DaFirma has been amazing to and for my son! He has found his “thing”. I’m so appreciative of the hard work and dedication they put into the classes and training the youth. They have brought my son out of his shell and he is thriving!

Robert Whitmire recommends Dafirma Training Center

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An excellent academy. In 2017, I was a purple belt and dropped in for an open mat. Ricardo welcomed me like I was one of his own. He and his students are really solid roles with outstanding techniques. After opening the mat, I purchased a hooded sweatshirt from them. Reasonably priced and comfortable (It is still my favorite sweatshirt). If you're relocating to the Chesapeake area, be sure to check them out.

Program & Pricing FAQs

My child isn't athletic. Can he/she still participate in martial arts?

Absolutely. Martial arts teaches kids to be coordinated, flexible and strong. Kids who don't naturally have these qualities develop them. Kids who do have these qualities develop them even more.

Are these martial arts classes fun?

Yes! After all, these are children we're dealing with here. And kids love their fun. We do a variety of games and activities that have kids laughing and smiling. We work hard here - but we play just as hard.

What's a good age for a child to start martial arts?

Honestly, practically every age is a good age to start! We have young children, as well as teenagers. We also have specific programs for adults. So no matter what age - we've got you covered.

Can martial arts cause injury?

Because we place such a huge focus on safety and injury prevention, we're proud to say that injuries are very few and far between with our program. In fact, because martial arts gets you in great shape, and makes you strong and flexible, people often see LESS injuries in their lives.

Do you have to be in good shape to take martial arts?

Not at all! In fact, many people use martial arts as a way to get in good shape. They come to us out of shape, and quickly become athletic and limber.

Is martial arts violent?

No! Because self-defense technique is taught in martial arts, it's often thought of as violent. However, the philosophies behind martial arts revolve around peace and harmony. The moves are more of a way to become connected with your body. We teach diplomacy and friendship. However, if a violent situation ever arises in your life, you'll have powerful tools to defend yourself and your loved ones.

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