Cyclone Jiu-Jitsu | Kids Jiu-Jitsu
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The Cyclone Kids Jiu-Jitsu program provides a structured, safe and supportive learning environment for children (*Kids 4-12) (*Teens 13-16) who want to learn the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Classes are high energy and fast paced to ensure students remain focused and most of all have fun.


Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is especially well-suited as a youth martial art. Every child is unique in their stature, learning ability and physical characteristics. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) provides such a broad scope of techniques and movements that each child adopts only that which is effective for him/her without diminishing the effectiveness of their training. And with any martial arts discipline, common benefits of consistent training include:

  • Increased concentration and focus
  • Increased balance and coordination
  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased conditioning, better health


Training also provides mental and emotional empowerment. Some of our kids challenge themselves in the arena of competition, tackling head-on the fear and anxiety leading up to the challenge and the challenge itself, making not only parents and coaches proud but also themselves. This is also true in today’s society where bullying has become pandemic. Some of these added benefits also include:

  • Self-awareness
  • Self-confidence
  • Respect
  • Teamwork
  • Camaraderie


Our goal is to empower your children with the attributes and technical abilities of a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu practitioner, while at the same time instilling the respect and responsibility that comes with acquiring such skills.


All classes are conducted under the direct supervision of Professor Darren Desalvo (2nd degree Black Belt).