There are so many reasons your child should be training and learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. It can help them build confidence. It can help them overcome their fears. It can help lead them down the road to a lifetime of physical fitness.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu can also help your children learn how to defend themselves against an attacker in a real-world scenario.
Look at this awesome drilling this little girl is getting in on her big brother. Obviously this is not a real fight, but it highlights the proficiency and her understanding of how to properly respond to specific attacks by an aggressor. This is how you make your child bully proof.
Andy Gonzalez is a coach at Aces Jiu Jitsu Club. He has earned his purple belt under Professor Mikal Abdullah. Follow Andy on Twitter at @GoGoGonzilla
Andy lives in Austin, Texas with his wife Amanda and their 3 beautiful children. Andy is also the father of a Marine who is honorably serving in the United States Marine Corps.