MGJJ Kids & Youth Program

Our age group programs teach the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu with a safe, fun and dynamic methodology. Our instructors are BJJ world champions who have a passion for teaching the art to the next generation. Through movement, games, group exercises, techniques and live training, we teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a safe, high energy and age group specific way. Our goal is to prepare students for life's challenges on and off the mat. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instills confidence, work ethic, focus, friendship, gross motor skill development and a lifelong passion for a healthy lifestyle.

Register by emailing KIDS@MARCELOGARCIAJJ.COM or calling 212-414-0044. *Please note that space is limited.



Kids Age 4-6

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a Martial Art, a sport and a way of life. This program provides a comprehensive introduction to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a safe and responsible way, without the potentially dangerous submission holds that are used at more advanced levels. We lay a foundation through movement, basic techniques and a variety of games that build discipline, friendship and gross motor skill development. Students will learn takedowns, how to fall safely, basic self defense, positional control and basic tumbling. No experience necessary. Tuesday & Thursday @ 3:45pm-4:25pm, 40mins

Kids Age 7-12

This is a comprehensive Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program focused on building a foundation for success on and off the mats. We teach Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in a dynamic, fun, friendly and safe environment. This program teaches the basics of the art and introduces submission holds and additional supervised  sparring as the student matures. Students will learn our technical and responsible approach to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and its various applications. No experience necessary. Tuesday & Thursday @ 4:30pm-5:15pm, 45mins

Youth Age 12 & Up

Our youth program is designed to be focused and fun. We teach the basics of the art with depth and begin to focus on sport applications. Expect a dynamic and fast paced class with patient and technical instruction. No experience necessary. Tuesday & Thursday @ 5:30pm-6:25pm, 55mins

Weekly Schedule

Kids & Youth Memberships



A Uniform Fee is required which inlcudes a MGJJ Youth Kimono, Belt, and Youth T-Shirt


One $40 Trial Class is available for your child to experience a class. Day passes are not available.

10% off each additional family member. Not stackable with Season Memberships 

MGJJ Kids & YOUTH Program Registration Open

Marcelo Garcia Jiu-Jitsu is happy to announce we will be officially starting our Kids Jiu Jitsu program. Registration is now open and the first class will begin in April. We will be offering classes on both Tuesday and Thursdays for the following age groups: Kids Age 4-6, Kids Age 7-12, and Youth Age 12 & Up.

Register by emailing or calling 212-414-0044. *Please note that space is limited.