Jiu-Jitsu, often referred to as the “gentle art,” is gaining popularity as a fantastic activity for kids. But some parents might wonder – isn’t it all about grappling and fighting? Is Jiu-Jitsu too aggressive for my child?

Here at Del Mar Jiu-Jitsu Club, we understand these concerns. Let’s dispel some common myths and explore how Jiu-Jitsu can actually be a nurturing environment that fosters positive development.

Training in Jiu-Jitsu can indeed offer benefits that extend beyond the mat and into various aspects of life, including the workplace. Here are three examples of how Jiu-Jitsu can boost workplace efficiency:

1. Handling Stress Like a Champ: Jiu-Jitsu isn’t just about grappling; it’s a stress-buster extraordinaire. When you’re rolling on the mat, you learn to keep your cool in the craziest situations. That translates to the office too. When deadlines loom and tensions rise, Jiu-Jitsu practitioners are often the zen masters who can tackle tasks without breaking a sweat, boosting efficiency like nobody’s business.

2. Thinking on Your Feet: Ever played chess with your body? That’s Jiu-Jitsu for you. It’s like solving a puzzle while someone’s trying to squish you. Sounds crazy, but it builds mad problem-solving skills. In the workplace, that means we’re the folks who can pivot like pros. Need to adapt to a new project or tackle a tricky issue? Jiu-Jitsu-trained minds are primed to think fast, stay flexible, and ace any challenge that comes their way.

3. Team Player Extraordinaire: Jiu-Jitsu isn’t a solo gig; you’ve got partners to spar with. That teamwork vibe? It’s gold in the workplace. Whether it’s collaborating on a project or smoothing out office drama, Jiu-Jitsu peeps know how to work together. We’ve got each other’s backs, communicate like champs, and know that the sum is greater than its parts. That teamwork mojo? It’s a secret sauce for workplace efficiency, no doubt about it!

Curious about how Jiu-Jitsu can improve your workplace efficiency? Sign up for a FREE trial class and tour of our amazing facility below. We would love to help you improve the energy of your office.

Jiu-Jitsu student taking a private lesson with Professor Mike Phelps

Are you looking for a new way to level up your Jiu-Jitsu game? Private Jiu-Jitsu lessons serve as a valuable supplement to regular group classes, offering personalized attention and a tailored approach to skill development. These sessions provide a focused environment for addressing individual strengths and weaknesses, accelerating progress through immediate feedback and customized curriculum. The adaptability, flexibility, and reduced distractions in private lessons enhance the learning experience, allowing practitioners to concentrate on specific areas of improvement. Ultimately, integrating private sessions with group classes contributes to a more well-rounded and confident Jiu-Jitsu practitioner!


Personalized Attention: Private lessons allow the instructor to focus exclusively on your strengths, weaknesses, and individual learning style.

Customized Curriculum: Tailoring the training content to your specific needs enables a more efficient and targeted approach, addressing your unique areas of improvement.

Faster Progression: With dedicated one-on-one guidance, you can receive immediate feedback and corrections, accelerating your skill development compared to the more generalized instruction in group classes.

Deeper Understanding: Private lessons provide the opportunity for in-depth discussions and clarifications, fostering a deeper conceptual understanding of Jiu-Jitsu techniques and strategies.

Adaptability: The instructor can adapt the training pace and intensity based on your abilities and progress, ensuring a more comfortable and effective learning experience.

Focus on Weaknesses: Private sessions allow for concentrated work on specific weaknesses or challenging aspects of your game, leading to more well-rounded skill development.

Flexibility in Training Schedule: Personalized lessons offer greater flexibility in scheduling, making it easier to accommodate individual time constraints and preferences.

Confidence Building: Individual attention builds confidence as you receive direct encouragement and positive reinforcement, contributing to a more positive mindset during training.

Reduced Distractions: Without the potential distractions of a group setting, private lessons offer a more focused environment, enhancing concentration and absorption of technical details.

Goal-Oriented Training: Private sessions enable clear goal-setting and tracking of progress, allowing both you and the instructor to measure and celebrate achievements more effectively.

If you’re on the fence about trying out Jiu-Jitsu, feel free to contact us to schedule a FREE class! Joining a martial arts class can be life-changing in a positive way! Click here to schedule your free class TODAY!

As the holiday season approaches, the Del Mar Jiu-Jitsu Club reflects on the immense gratitude we hold for each and every member who makes our community vibrant, dynamic, and truly exceptional. At DMJJC, we recognize that our club is not just a physical space but a living, breathing entity shaped by the incredible individuals who walk through our doors.

Thanksgiving Closure: Celebrating Family and Gratitude

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, DMJJC will be closed from Thanksgiving Day, November 23rd, through Sunday, November 26th, allowing our members to enjoy quality time with family and friends. However, before you indulge in turkey and pumpkin pie, we invite you to join us for a special Turkey Roll, an open mat session at 9am on Thanksgiving morning. It’s an opportunity to come together, share the mats, and kick off the holiday with the camaraderie that makes our Jiu-Jitsu family so special. 


A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Members

Del Mar Jiu-Jitsu Club is more than just a place to train; it’s a community where friendships are forged, skills are honed, and personal growth is nurtured. Our heartfelt gratitude extends to each member who contributes to the positive and empowering atmosphere within our academy. Your dedication, passion, and support are the foundation of DMJJC, and we are grateful for the opportunity to be a part of your Jiu-Jitsu journey.


Shaping Amazing Human Beings Every Day

At DMJJC, we believe in the transformative power of Jiu-Jitsu, not just as a martial art but as a vehicle for personal development. We are thankful for the privilege of playing a role in shaping not only skilled grapplers but also outstanding human beings. The values learned on the mats – discipline, respect, perseverance – extend beyond the academy, enriching the lives of our members in countless ways.


Extended Holiday Weekend: Recharging and Returning Stronger

As we take a brief pause to celebrate Thanksgiving, we encourage our members to embrace the extended holiday weekend, savoring moments with loved ones and enjoying well-deserved rest. Our doors may be closed, but the spirit of DMJJC lives on through the bonds forged on the mats.


See You Back on the Mats

Happy Thanksgiving to our DMJJC family! We hope you have a joyful and fulfilling holiday. Classes will resume as usual on Monday, November 27th. We look forward to welcoming you back, ready to tackle new challenges, set fresh goals, and continue the journey of growth and empowerment together.

Thank you for being a vital part of the Del Mar Jiu-Jitsu Club family. We are truly grateful for you.

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving and an inspiring holiday season!

The DMJJC Team