Learn Jiu-Jitsu In Boston
Receive Technical and Detailed Instruction!
Mass Bay Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Boston focuses on teaching and training grappling techniques that can be done on a daily basis with no fear of injury. A student can expect to gain a deep understanding of the workings and limits of the human body.
The Majority of Jiu-Jitsu Practitioners
Most students take up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for recreational purposes and over time BJJ becomes a life-style that supplies the individual with many benefits. GI grappling is an easy sport to learn as well as an enjoyable form of exercise that will make you more athletic by developing speed, endurance, and flexibility.
No-GI Submission Grappling
We offer classes in both GI and No-GI, with the difference being in the type of training uniform. The change in uniforms alters the options for holding and submitting an opponent. The ability to grab material in GI makes you extremely aware of your positions and control, while No-GI is limited in what you can grab and provides for a faster pace overall.
Learn from a complete BJJ training program that deals with both standing and ground fighting, with emphasis put on grappling techniques to dominate and control a strong and aggressive opponent. It is a well-known fact that most fights end up on the ground and having the proper self-defense training can make all the difference in the world.
We provide competition training for individuals who want to test themselves in the Sport of BJJ. The student will learn the rules, techniques, and strategies necessary to excel in the tournament circuit. The training regimen will be more intense and strenuous compared to a normal Jiu-Jitsu class.
No Experience Necessary!
Our Fundamental classes are specifically designed to get a new Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu student to a level of health and skill that can be improved on. Whatever your goals, we will show you how to use Jiu-Jitsu to get maximum results.
All our classes follow a curriculum to provide the new student with a training system that establishes and builds on a set of core techniques and movements for each of the positions. This foundation will be improved upon as they excel to higher belt levels.
Classes will be structured to ensure that each student gets the most from his/her training session. Mass Bay BJJ has put together classes that will have you learning core skills, sweating and getting in shape, and of course FUN!
Each student will receive first-rate instruction and a friendly environment in which to learn. Our highly trained Instructors have years of experience teaching in Gracie-style Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. We are committed to making sure each student develops their skills technically and physically.
Our Instructors know the importance of teaching fundamental techniques. Over time, the core moves will provide students with an understanding of positions and enable them to make small adjustments to the techniques and movements as they progress through the belt ranks.
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Fundamental Positions
GRIP FIGHTING, TAKEDOWNS, AND THROWS
Mass Bay BJJ Stand Up system is based around learning and understanding the ins-and-outs of grip fighting to control the opponent and set up takedowns and throws. The fundamentals of Wrestling, Judo, and guard pulling will be taught to take the game to the ground.
Focusing on the use of leg and hip movement to control and defend from a closed or open guard position. Learn basic techniques to off-balance and break your opponent’s posture to get a sweep or submission.
PASSING THE GUARD
The four essential guard passes will be covered to control and get past the leg and hip defense of your opponent from the knees or standing.
SIDE CONTROL (100 KILOS)
Control your opponent using pinning pressure from the side. Move effectively to set up submissions or transition to a dominate position in which to attack from.
Classes will cover how to get into the Mount and maintaining the position. The BJJ student will drill techniques to take advantage of the top position with submissions and control.
Practice effective techniques to maintain the Back with hooks and grip control. The Turtle position will be covered as part of Back Control.
Learn Hip and Bridge movement to create space and replace guard or escape the bottom position by going to the knees. Escapes are a key component to the fundamental GI curriculum.
Learn to finish by getting your opponent to “TAP”. The basic submissions: Armbar, Choke, Triangle, Omoplata, and Leg Locks will be covered from a variety of positions.