MUAY THAI / THAI BOXING

 

Muay Thai is a style of kickboxing and the national sport of Thailand. The basic offensive techniques in Muay Thai use hands, elbows, kicks and knees to punch and kick the opponent. To hinder an opponent for both offensive and defensive purposes, small amounts of stand-up grappling are used: the clinch. Defensively, the shoulders, arms and legs are used to thwart the attacker from successfully executing his techniques. Almost all techniques in Muay Thai use the entire body movement, rotating the hip with each kick, punch and block.

BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU

 

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art and combat sport that teaches a smaller person how to defend himself against a larger adversary by using leverage and proper technique. The Gracie family, the founders of BJJ, modified judo and traditional Japanese jujutsu to create the art. It contains stand-up maneuvers, but it is most famous for its devastating ground-fighting techniques. Gaining superior positioning—so one can apply the style’s numerous chokes, holds, locks and joint manipulations on an opponent—is the key in BJJ.  - www.blackbeltmag.com

At Revelation Martial Arts and Fitness our focus is maintaining the highest level of instruction in BJJ. BJJ is known as the most effective martial art in the world, although it is relatively new by martial arts standards. Today, in any reality-fighting tournament 99% of the competitors will have a certain level of knowledge in BJJ. Why? Because it’s been proven time and time again to work. We train with a partner almost all the time. In doing so, you quickly learn what works and what does not against an opponent who is resisting. We emphasize technique and position. Proper technique and good position will dictate the outcome of a fight whether in competition or on the street. BJJ is easy and fun to learn, but takes hard work, discipline and dedication to master.

 

Revelation is proudly affiliated with Ottawa Academy of Martial Arts (OAMA)/Team Renzo Gracie Ottawa (OAMA). Our instructors have years of learning experience under the tutelage of Pat Cooligan and Matt "Hammer" Hache. Our team at Revelation travels regularly to Ottawa to train with very high-level BJJ practitioners and instructors at OAMA. 

Our classes (schedule) will generally comprise of a brief warm-up, guard-passing drills, positional drills, technique and training. The two Brazillian jiu-jitsu programs we offer, Blue Belt and Purple belt, are designed to help you achieve the colour of belt indicated. Our live practice classes, randori, are limited to those with a minimum 1 month of experience as to maximize the quality and safety for all involved.

Private (one on one) instruction is also available. Please contact us to learn all of what our programs have to offer you!

OPEN MAT

While this is not a formal class...  This is a great time to come in and practice your techniques.  Find a Partner and have a Roll, or do some light Sparring!  An Instructor is always present for some one on one time to go over any questions you might have about your practice.  Feel free to make good use of the facilities equipment during this class.

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