Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: Martial Art, Combat Sport, Self-Defense | MVP Boxing
mvpboxing  |   March 28, 2018, 07:56PM

Description of BJJ

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art, combat sport, and a form of self-defense that focuses on grappling and ground fighting. It promotes the principle that a smaller, physically weaker individuals can successfully defend themselves against a bigger, stronger assailant using leverage and proper technique; most notably, by applying joint-locks and chokeholds to defeat them.

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) has become one of the most in demand martial art due to its usage in the MMA competition. At Masson Academy you’re welcome to train amongst the best instructors and students no matter your level of expertise.


The new student will engage in a learning journey based in the origins of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and learn the most effective ground self-defense system.

Kid's Programs

The young student will embark on a fun and motivational journey exploring the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu while gaining self-respect, confidence and leadership skills.

Fundamentals Program

Blue Belt

The Blue Belt Program is the first level for adults (over the age of 16) beginning their Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training. Students will learn the fundamentals of BJJ and basic techniques. Class structure is formed around a warm-up, a lesson in technique and partner training to practice the technique from the lesson.

Advanced Programs

Purple Belt

Masson Advanced Curriculum is primarily focused on competition BJJ with the Gi. If the student would like to train self-defense they may come to the fundamentals classes, until of Blue belt is attained.

Master Programs

Black Belt

This program is built upon three different curriculums: BJJ, BJJ No-Gi, and BJJ for MMA. The student will consolidate his/her Jiu-Jitsu expertise and complete the path towards their Black belt. All new students must undergo an evaluation by a black belt professor (Intro class) whom will make a professional recommendation to which program the student should enroll.


Your progress is a direct consequence of your efforts. At Masson Academy, Belts or Stripes are not given, they are earned. Progress will be carefully evaluated and monitored by our instructors board.

For any further information regarding Masson Academy programs please visit the academy in person and speak with a program director.