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Our kids Jiu Jitsu program is second to none. The ability that Urbana Academy has to help guide and develop our youngest members is something that we truly enjoy.

Our program teaches children respect, discipline, goal setting and self control. Aside from the mental and emotional growth we look to assist in, we take sincere pride that we teach our youngest members true self defense skills.

What set us apart? At Urbana Academy we understand that kids can be completely different from one year to the next...not only physically but mentally. This is why we make sure kids in our program are equally matched by age and and ability. We strive to make sure your little one gets the most out of each and every class.

We have separate classes for children ages 4-5, 6-7, and 8-11. Children younger than 4 may be accepted based on attention span, with approval from an instructor. In our kids classes, your child will learn many of the same techniques and tactics that our adults learn, but in an environment suited for their learning and need for fun. Your child will move through the ranks of the children’s Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu belt system, and specific curriculum, that will set them up to transition to the adult classes when they are old enough.

Whether your child is just starting martial arts for the first time or looking to build themselves further, our kids classes are an ideal place for your child to grow, develop and learn true self defense skills rather than break boards that don't fight back!

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