Meet the Team
Head Coach and Owner
- Black Belt
- Adult and Competition Coach
- 15+ years Experience
- White Belt
- Gym Manager
- 5+ years Experience
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu FAQs
You do not need to do any conditioning or strength training before your first class. You will gain conditioning and strength while learning in class. Most training you do before hand will help a little, but Jiu Jitsu uses more muscles than most exercise alone do. The training is intense and better than swimming. Don’t wait to take a class because you’re out of shape. Doing something that you find fun will motivate you to get in shape and be a better you.
Check out Coach Stephens personal outlook on this very popular question! Jiu Jitsu Myths
I am older and not as athletic as I used to be. Can I still learn the techniques of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?
You can learn Jiu Jitsu at any age! In fact, we have students that are over 50 plus with various health conditions and they still benefit from Jiu Jitsu. Jiu Jitsu helps with keeping you healthy and challenges you to stay motivated. We recommend all ages join and learn new techniques. However, if you are concerned, we encourage you to ask your doctor before engaging in intense activities.
Good news, there are no Gis required! We accept any clothing that does not have metal, plastic or any other protruding element that might cut someone or the mats. We encourage you to wear traditional no-gi clothing as soon as you’re comfortable. You can buy everything you need in our gym store or in our app! Essentials are a rashguard and a pair of shorts.
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has proven through the years to be the best self defense system. It can be used inside the gym or outside in a street fight. Through your training you will be able to react to real situations and beat your opponents in the match.
There are several secondary pieces of equipment you might want to pick up. Some of those items are: mouth guard, spats, cups, finger tape, ear protectors, and even CBD oils and drinks for recovery. But the basics are an athletic shirt and plastic or metal free shorts. Pro-tip: Wear a pair of sandals or flip-flops to class for getting on and off the mats easily.
- Monday :Kids, Fundamentals, Adults
- Tuesday :Kids, Adults
- Wednesday :Kids, Fundamentals, Adults
- Thursday :Kids, Adults
- Friday :Kids, Adults
- Saturday :Open Mat
- Sunday :Drilling - All Levels
Coach Stephen Eakin is as good as it gets!
Whether u are beginner or high level, 10th Planet Perry is definitely the place to be.