Katharo Youth Jiu Jitsu Program
Our youth program is centered around Gracie Self-Defense and the fundamentals of Jiu Jitsu. Our coaches and professors are here to develop the youth into disciplined and confident leaders in order for them to make a dynamic transition into competition and/or the adult program. Our Youth Programs are broken into two groups: Little Griffins for 4-6 years and Youth for 6-12 years.
What Can You Expect?
Structured Self-Defense Training
Katharo students participate in a step-by-step program that teaches the fundamentals of Gracie Jiu Jitsu self-defense. Through a combination of one-on-one instruction, group instruction, and supervised peer sparring, students learn how to take take opponents to the ground where an attack can be controlled without causing damage.
Jiu Jitsu takes work! Between warm ups, training, and sparring, all Katharo students are guaranteed to get a full body workout! A healthy body is a productive body and our students learn to love the wide-range of benefits from regular exercise.
Self-Discipline & Accountability
The benefits of Jiu Jitsu instruction include more than just self-defense and physical fitness. Katharo Youth Programs include time dedicated to goal-setting and journaling, teaching kids the importance and reward of self-discipline and accountability, impacting their everyday lives.
Community and Fun
We’ve worked hard to create a fun, family-friendly environment for all ages. At Katharo, students and parents alike can expect a warm welcome into our active community of Jiu Jitsu enthusiasts.
Katharo Youth Jiu Jitsu Competition Training
Just as the adults have a want to compete, many of our youth do as well. Here, we provide a safe structure for them to grow and become confident in a fast paced environment. We offer a fast paced class that is geared towards supporting our youth in sparring and competition-like situations.