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American Jiu Jitsu at MIT

American Jiu Jitsu Grappling Regimen
Patrick Menard
Mon-Fri, Jan 4-8, 11-15, 19-22, 25-29, 12-01:00pm, Squash Court 5

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Limited to 12 participants.
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: Current AJJ Club Student; Permission of Instructor

The Regimen is training focused on increasing the level of your grappling, creating a camaraderie that will help to elevate the level of everyone present, and having a lot of fun while training hard. Sessions are intense and contain three phases: conditioning, instruction and drilling, grappling. Each participant will grapple every other participant, one at a time, for a 2 minute period with 20 seconds of rest between matches. The person on deck is time keeper; everyone else exercises to keep the heart rate up and the muscles warm. Culminates in a tournament.
Contact: Patrick Menard, dranem05@alum.mit.edu

Introduction to American Jiu Jitsu Self Defense
Dr. David R. Dunmeyer
Mon, Wed, Jan 4, 6, 11, 13, 20, 25, 27, 09-11:00pm, DuPont Wrestling Roo

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants requested to attend all sessions (non-series)
Prereq: None.

An introduction to the American Jiu-Jitsu System of Self-Defense. American Jiu Jitsu consists of Japanese-style Jujutsu, Filipino Stick Fighting, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Muay Thai and American Kickboxing, as well as Military and Police defensive tactics. The MIT American Jiu Jitsu Club practices practical self-defense, with an emphasis on building well-rounded, strong, intelligent martial artists.

This course is for beginners, and is intended for individuals serious about developing long-term self-defense skills, and who are willing to challenge themselves in a fun, friendly environment. Students are encouraged to continue their study, in order to attain rank with the American Jiu Jitsu Federation, during the Spring semester.
Web: http://web.mit.edu/jiu-jitsu/www/
Contact: Dr. David R. Dunmeyer, Wrestling Room, 181-6668, ddunmey@mit.edu

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Last update: 19 August 2010