Jiu Jitsu Academy owner and Professor.
One Brown Belt under Magno Gama.
Retired Wall Street Executive
> Instructor Profile
I started jiu-jitsu in my early 50s searching for a way to manage stress
and get some exercise. Our oldest son was going away to college and
I was starting to feel anxious. I was always interested in sports and
exercise, but I had never had any interest in martial arts despite
having lived in Japan for 3 years in my early 30s. I walked into Renzo
Gracie Academy in NYC; met Magno; started training jiu-jitsu; and,
as they say, the rest is history. I was familiar with jiu-jitsu and
grappling in general, but my impression of what jiu jitsu actually was
could not have been more different. Jiu-jitsu is a martial art and it will
teach you how to protect yourself in a physical altercation, but for me it
was the best therapy I had ever experienced. Jiu-jitsu taught me to
frame problems and develop techniques to address those problems.
This changed my life. It made me a happier and more productive
person. A better father and husband. The bonding that occurs at a
good jiu-jitsu school fills a sense of community that is hard to have
especially in a large urban setting.
> Course Description:
This course will be an introduction to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
> This Academy Meets on:
・Tuesday, July 13
・Wednesday, July 14
・Thursday, July 15
・Friday, July 16
> How to Prepare for this Academy:
> Lesson Plan:
- Description of Jiu Jitsu
- My jiu jitsu journey
- Jiu Jitsu benefits
- Jiu Jitsu introduction class
> This academy is for:
> Instructor’s Links:
This academy is open for participants of all ages.
1. Website: oysterbayjiujitsu.com