BJJ for Kids: Safe & Confidence-Building Training at Marcus Soares Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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As Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) continues to gain popularity, more and more parents are recognizing the immense benefits that BJJ training can offer to their children. While the physical aspects of this martial art – such as improved fitness, flexibility, and coordination – are apparent, BJJ’s mental and personal development advantages set it apart as an […]

Empower Your Child with BJJ: Building Confidence, Discipline, and Life Skills

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As parents, we strive to provide our children with the best opportunities to develop essential life skills, instill strong values, and build the foundation for a successful and fulfilling life. One powerful avenue for nurturing these qualities in young people is through the martial art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). At Marcus Soares Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, our […]

BJJ Training for Kids: How It Makes Them Confident, Disciplined, and Fit

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Introducing children to martial arts from a young age has long been considered a valuable means of promoting physical fitness, mental health, and character development. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), in particular, offers many benefits for young practitioners beyond its practical self-defence applications.  At Marcus Soares Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, we are dedicated to fostering the development and growth […]

7 Great Benefits of Starting Kids Martial Arts in 2023


As parents, we must help our children develop into healthy adults with the skills they need to make it in the world. With that said, kids’ martial arts are becoming popular for parents wanting to provide their children with physical and mental benefits. In 2023, starting kids’ martial arts is an even better idea than […]

5 Ways to Motivate Your Kids to Learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. It was developed in Brazil in the 1920s by Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu founder Carlos Gracie. The main goal of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is to take your opponent to the ground and then submit them using various different joint locks and chokeholds. […]

The 6 Underrated Advantages of Martial Arts for Kids

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There are various reasons why martial arts may be a good fit for children who learn and think differently. Martial arts can help a child’s stamina and flexibility while also improving their overall spatial awareness. Aside from the physical benefits, having children participate in martial arts may improve their overall self-esteem. Children who practice martial […]

4 Excellent Reasons You Should Enroll Your Children in BJJ


Are you unsure whether or not you want to enroll your children in BJJ? BJJ, short for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, is a martial art that requires a lot of physical and mental strength to learn and train. However, this does not mean that everyone needs to be mentally and physically strong to start. In fact, many […]

5 Life-Empowering Values Children Can Learn from Martial Arts

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While many might assume that martial arts teach children how to fight, that isn’t the only thing they learn. Of course, they learn basic fighting skills for various purposes, whether for self-defence or competitions. However, values are also taught in martial arts that can be applied to essentially every aspect of the child’s life. This […]