Our Classes

Little Champions
(Ages 4-7)

Ground Control Little Champions Kids Class

Little Champions Program Ages 4-7

Beginning kids martial arts at a young age will instill values and discipline that will last a lifetime. In a fun and safe environment, your child will learn valuable self-defense skills enhancing self-confidence leading to excellence in all aspects of life. Ground Control’s Little Champions Program will help your child grow mentally and physically.

Ground Control Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu provides a challenging, yet safe and caring environment.  Children are able to build a foundation that guides them towards become a champion, not just in Martial Arts, but also in life.  The outcome of children continuing to practice Ground Control Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu goes far beyond the accomplishments they achieve on the mats. The discipline and excellence taught by our instructors often carries over to the child’s behavior at home, at school and on the playground.

There is no losing in jiu-jitsu. You either win or you learn. – Carlos Gracie Jr.


Benefits of Joining our Ground Control Little Champions Program:

  • Build a foundation for a healthy lifestyle
  • Improve children’s social skills
  • Build self-confidence
  • Understand the value and rewards of hard work
  • Learn the GC Self-Defense System
  • Increase focus, energy and concentration
  • Learn the discipline to excel at all aspects in life
  • Meet and train with new people within the GC family at one of our 4 locations
  • Discount to the school’s events and special classes


What to Expect on the First Day:

The first time you come to Ground Control Columbia our staff will welcome you. Please arrive 15 minutes before class so you and your children will have enough time to prepare for practice. The class will start on time and your child will be asked to walk to the training area where the instructor will be waiting for him or her. One of the assistant instructors or a senior student will be assigned as a helper to assist your child in performing the drills and activities. Parents are encouraged to stay and watch the entire practice.