Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a fighting and grappling art developed by the Gracie Family of Brazil. While it contains many stand-up throws, takedowns and self-defence techniques that can finish a fight, it is most famous for its extremely effective ground fighting techniques. This Martial Art was developed to allow the smaller person to defeat the larger person through the application of leverage and submission holds such as joint locks and chokes.
Jiu-Jitsu is a versatile Martial Art. Its varied applications include a realistic self-defence system, a complete sport, a proven fighting style and a fun and healthy recreational activity. Because its versatility, it is quickly becoming one of the most popular Martial Arts in the world today. Affiliated with Matador Jiu Jitsu, under Professor Jesse Richardson, we provide a fun and challenging Jiu Jitsu program.
Team Umac/Matador Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is an official affiliated academy and Ontario representative of Sylvio Behring Jiu-Jitsu. All BJJ students who are graded under Behring Jiu-Jitsu will be 100% certified and recognized under IBJJF, FILA, and all BJJ platforms and/or organizations.