(BJJ) is a ground based martial art and is recognised as the most effective and realistic of all martial arts. BJJ is ideal for anyone wishing to develop or improve their fighting skills. Ju-Jitsu develops strength, fitness, flexibility, discipline, self confidence, and respect. The BJJ fighter will seek to take his opponent to the ground and gain a dominant position where he can apply a multitude of joint locks and choke holds to secure a submission form his opponent.
Brazilian Jiu jitsu was developed in Brazil over 80 years ago by Helio Gracie and brought to prominence by the Gracie family and their success in the 90s in the Ultimate Fighting Championship U.F.C. and the Pride contests in Japan.
At Innovation we have classes to suit everyone, no mater what your age or ability.
Our kids classes are for boys and girls up to 13 yrs old. We run beginner’s classes that act as a great introduction for anyone who is new to BJJ, or wishes to refresh their skills, and our adult classes are for all levels from the age of 13 years and upwards. We also run a woman only classes.
Innovation Martial Arts prides itself on having one of the best gyms in the North East, all our facilities and equipment are of the highest quality. Our instructors have all competed at the highest level and are highly respected within our industry. All our members are friendly and respectful to each other, its part of our ethos. Strong friendships are formed in such a positive training environment and it is often said that in joining Innovation Martial Arts you become part of a family.
The gym has a great atmosphere and the coaches make every session a relaxed learning experience, weather you are new or a an experienced fighter preparing for a competition.