At Team Rhino Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, our incredible Lil Rhinos program will benefit your child in the following ways: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu is not just about physical techniques; it is personal growth and development. Our Lil Rhinos Program encompasses the following vision:
  1. Introduction to basic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu techniques: We believe in laying a strong foundation. Your child will learn essential techniques like Mount Top/bottom, Back Mount, Guard, Side control top/bottom, Guard Pass, Standing defense, Drilling, and Grappling, which form the backbone of their Jiu-Jitsu journey.
  2. Developing a love for Gracie Jiu-Jitsu: Through our engaging classes and supportive instructors, we aim to ignite a lifelong passion for this martial art in your child. They will develop a genuine appreciation for the art of grappling and its practical applications.
  3. Teaching students how to be safe when grappling: Safety is our top priority. Our instructors will guide your child on how to grapple responsibly, emphasizing the importance of protecting their body and recognizing when to tap out.
  4. Helping students learn how to move their bodies: Coordination and body awareness are fundamental skills that will benefit your child in various aspects of life. Our Lil Rhinos Program focuses on enhancing these abilities through dynamic exercises and grappling drills.
  5. Learning self-control and letting go on their partner when they tap: Gracie Jiu-Jitsu teaches discipline and respect. Your child will develop self-control as they learn to release their partner immediately when they tap out, fostering a culture of safety and mutual respect.
  6. Listening to and following instructions: Our classes provide an environment where children learn to listen attentively and follow instructions from our experienced instructors. These skills are transferable to school, sports, and everyday life.
  7. Showing respect to other students and instructors: At Team Rhino, we cultivate a supportive community where respect is paramount. Your child will learn to treat their training partners and instructors with kindness and appreciation, fostering positive relationships.
  8. How to advocate for themselves in class: We empower our Lil Rhinos to become confident self-advocates. Through positive reinforcement and encouragement, we teach them to communicate their needs, ask questions, and seek guidance when necessary.