BENEFITS FROM our classes Confidence Kids training in BJJ learn how to defend themselves in various situations, and develop confidence. Confidence is one of the main deterrents to bullying. Fitness The class includes conditioning, stretching and strength exercises. Self-Esteem Our classes encourage respect for others and building self-esteem through achievement. Many have already become state champions! Self-Defense Although most students of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu do it for the sport, kids learn valuable self-defense skills as well, without the aggressive striking element that exists in most martial arts. Coordination Kids will learn grappling techniques and movements that will develop their co-ordination.