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 Now open  4 days a week, mondays at 11am, and  kids at 6pm, adults at 7, closed tuesdays, wednessday kids at 6pm, adults 7. thurs, 11 am  adults, and 7pm adults. fridays kids at 6pm. closed sat and sun, tuesday.



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Kids bully -proof  Program

We are now teaching the kids Royce's families secrets to the bully- proof program here at ANACONDA Training Center. It is a system for your kids to learn to aid in building confidence and teach children good sportsmanship, as well as the ability to defend themselves if the need arises. We do not condone violence here at ANACONDA Training Center and always insist that if an encounter is avoidable, to avoid it, but somethings cannot be helped. It is those incidents that we train for. Check out our article on the articles page. Bring your kds in today!

Linear Program

We specialize in teaching "Royce Gracie Jiu Jitsu". It is the specialized Jiu Jitsu tactics of Helio Gracie himself. We teach beginner combatives as well as the self defense aspect, which can take you from blue all the way to blackbelt.What many do not know is that Gracie Jiu Jitsu has over 100 standing self defense techniques and it is a complete martial arts skill set. Such techniques include weapon disarming and defense against surprise attacks! Each class builds upon the previous. We promise youll have fun and enjoy your time at ANACONDA Training Center.

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Gracie JiuJitsu Background

At a very young age HELIO GRACIE learned traditional Japanese jiu-jitsu techniques from his older brother, Carlos. In the late 1920s, he began to modify these techniques to accommodate his frail physique with the objective of developing a system that would enable him to defend himself against larger opponents. After years of refinement, he proved his arts effectiveness by routinely defeating larger and stronger opponents, some of whom outweighed him by as much as 100 pounds. As a result, HELIO's techniques quickly became the new expression of jiu-jitsu in brazil and set the stage for a worldwide revolution in martial arts.

In 1967, under HELIO's guidance, jiu-jitsu practitioners established the first federation of jiu-jitsu in brazil to host recreational competitions in which they could test their self- defense skills in a safe setting. An unintended by-product of this development was a shift from jiu-jitsu for self-defense purposes to sport focused techniques and applications. The excitement and fun of competition, coupled with the prestige that accompanied tournament victories, drove the vast majority of jiu-jitsu instructors to focus entirely on preparing their students for tournaments. They dedicated their training sessions to developing techniques that would lead to victory based on the point system, rules, and weight classes that governed sport jiu-jitsu. Unfortunately, the tournament epidemic had dire consequences. It undermined the art's effectiveness because most sport jiu-jitsu techniques had little or no applicability in a real fight. Worse, by perfecting the sport techniques, a student often developed reflexes that could be disastrously counterproductive in a street self-defense situation. Unwilling to compromise on the foundation principles of his art, HELIO resigned from the Federation.

The success of Gracie jiu-jitsu in the UFC spurred many sport jiu-jitsu practitioners to leave brazil in order to capitalize on the increased demand for GRACIE JIU-JITSU instruction. Due to legal restrictions on the use of the trademarked name ‘GRACIE JIU-JITSU', these instructors began using the name "Brazilian jiu-jitsu" as an alternative.

The influx of sport jiu-jitsu instructors, many of whom were members of the very large extended GRACIE family, led to the establishment of numerous jiu-jitsu schools all across the United States. Nearly all of these schools claimed to teach the same jiu-jitsu that Grand Master HELIO GRACIE had created and his son ROYCE employees in the UFC. In fact, they were teaching a version of the art modified specifically for sport competition. Students hoping to acquire the realistic self-defense skills they saw in the UFC flocked to these schools and often trained for several years before they came to the disappointing realization that what they were learning had very limited street applicability. ANACONDA JIU-JITSU teaches beginners the survival mindset and techniques of HELIO and ROYCE GRACIE. 

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