The goal of Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is to provide skills in self-defence, improve conditioning and self-confidence, and instil the ability to relax and maintain control in the face of obstacles both on and off the mat. Students of Jiu-Jitsu will develop courage, integrity, humility, and self-control. Skills that are taught at Delaware Jiu-Jitsu will be effective in both self-defence and for sport and tournament Jiu-Jitsu.
For those that wish to compete, the critical details taught at Gracie Jiujitsu, are invaluable. Gracie Jiujitsu’s competition team has captured many recent titles including Abu Dhabi Jiu-Jitsu Pro Trials Champion, Grapplers Quest GI Champion, Grapplers Quest NO-Gi Champion, NAGA super heavyweight Champion, Pan American No-Gi Champion, New York International Jiujitsu Champion, Jiu-Jitsu Silver and Bronze medals, Diamond State Games Champion, and Mid Atlantic Grappling Champion, to name a few. Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is an affiliate of Gracie Competition Team
Their instruction: They teach true Gracie Jiujitsu. Techniques taught at Gracie Jiujitsu. They rely on leverage and skill, and are effective in self-defence, even for smaller individuals.
Their students: One can only progress with both quality instructions and the availability of great training partners. Our students work to help each other. They look for technique over strength. This provides for a great learning environment with less chance for injuries. Delaware Jiu-Jitsu is beginner friendly.
Their gym: A comfortable, private setting, state of the art 1 5/8" soft ZEBRA grappling mats for comfort, private changing areas, and daily use of a commercial-grade mat cleaner. Delaware Jiujitsu is currently doing the intensive screening, and infrared temperature checks at the door along with multiple other safety measures. Besides, they have installed a UV system inspired by NASA and used in the space shuttle, that is constantly working and can remove up to 99% of all airborne and surface bacteria and viruses.
Their fees: Less than most schools, and you can participate up to 5x a week at no additional cost.
Their Lineage: In an art where a subtle detail can determine the effectiveness of a technique, lineage matters. They say that water is purest closest to the source, and that is most certainly true for Gracie Jiujitsu.
Classes are held in a large private matted space, fitted with professional 1 5/8" soft submission grappling mats for comfort and safety. The facility is air-conditioned, and there are separate men's and woman's lavatories/changing areas. The mats are cleaned daily with a product that effectively removes germs, MRSA, etc. Instructional classes usually begin with a warmup, then progress to instruction, followed by free time to practice. Classes accommodate all skill levels from new students to advanced practitioners. Students can train GI and NO-GI, along with techniques for specific self-defence and sports applications. Delaware Jiujitsu does not require any contracts.