So you're interested in Jujitsu then? Who can blame ya! It's one of the most interesting and diverse martial art styles around.
Unlike other styles such as Karate or Judo, you're not restricted to learning just how to punch and kick or throw with Jujitsu. Jujitsu involves all kinds of techniques from punching and kicking, to joint locks, to throws and ground-work, and not forgetting learning how to handle a variety of weapons. We'll also talk about some of the ju jitsu terminology you may hear when training.
Many people choose to learn a martial art for self-defence purposes; for this reason we've dedicated a whole section to discuss this aspect of the martial arts.
Some martial art styles will may improve your fitness in certain areas, follow the link to read more about how Jujitsu will improve your entire fitness, and also how fit you should be to start training.
This is probably one area that most people don't automatically think will improve due to training in the martial arts. However, even after just a month of training, most people will suddenly realise that their self-confidence has improved dramatically. This is what makes martial arts ideal for youngsters.
Unlike going to the gym and trying to kill yourself on a bike with no wheels, training in ju jitsu will get you fit and build muscles (some of which you never realised you had!) whilst actually having fun doing it, and meeting some great new friends.
Most clubs are small communities of people, all there to have a good time and to learn many skills, getting fit is simply a by-product.