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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Fundamentals)

Ground Control Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Fundamentals

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Fundamentals Program


What does it take to be great and to reach your full potential in any endeavor?

Top Jiu-Jitsu performers follow a common set of principles that sustain their success. The practice of Ground Control Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu allows individuals to understand these principles through an exciting process that combines instruction, observation, practice, appropriate feedback and live training.

Originally developed by the Gracie family, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu promotes the principle that a smaller and weaker person can successfully defend themselves against bigger and stronger opponents using leverage and proper technique.

New students will spend their first few months of training learning the basic fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Building a good foundation is extremely important!  Therefore, basic movement, position, and base will be the primary focus of the student at this stage of their training.  Ground Control’s philosophy is that a students Jiu-Jitsu will only be as strong as the foundation that it is built upon.

Students will experience results that go beyond gains in strength, flexibility, fitness or self-defense skills. By remaining truthful to the lessons learned in practice and applying them off the mats, Ground Control students experience an overall improvement on their focus, energy and general well-being.

The Ground Control Fundamentals Program teaches the basic principles of effective Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to the average individual.  Its structure condenses an immense diversity of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu into core fundamental moves combined intelligently and safely to optimize your learning.


The benefits of Joining our Fundamentals Program:

  • Learn the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Increase focus, energy and concentration
  • Enjoy significant gains in your overall fitness level
  • Learn the GC Self-Defense System
  • Become part of the GC Family
  • Increase self-confidence
  • Train at all 4 locations in Maryland
  • Discounts to the school’s events and special classes
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is for anyone, including you!
  • You will never forget your first class at Ground Control!

What to Expect on the First Day:

We recommend you arrive 15 minutes before schedule, as the jiu-jitsu class will start on time. As your practice begins you will notice that the instructor has a precise plan for the class. While the techniques will change, the class routine is always similar so you know exactly what to expect during each part of practice. You will learn over 100 techniques in your first few months so be ready for the journey! You will also find strong support by the Ground Control team. Students with more experience are always there to help new members get started. By the end of class you’ll be physically tired but mentally exhilarated. Don’t get too exhausted, though–we hope to see you back the next day! Remember, you can train as much as you want.