Improved Mental Focus and Self Discipline
Better Fitness and Self Defense
Increased Confidence and Self Control
Youth / Family
SBG NorCal has designed our curriculum so learning is available at every stage of life.
Your child will benefit in numerous ways training at SBG NorCal:
1450 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
510 540 8283
Here's what a mother had to say about her family's experience. Both parents and their 9yr old daughter are members:
“Super proud of my little J... this program is amazing . Anyone with kids interested in martial arts, check out SBG NorCal's Youth Program. They teach the martial arts along with life skills, the atmosphere is amazing!
PS - and parents can work out at the same time
Our entire curriculum is available to youth and adults while many of our classes are scheduled so that parents and their children can train in the same class together or separately at the same time.
Get the exercise your family needs together!
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Youth Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a self-defense art that involves grappling. Our Explorer BJJ program focuses on the fundamentals of the art with an emphasis on safety and teamwork. Learning tenacity, self control and having fun are the most important components.
We understand how to coach children. And each aspect of our training programs is geared toward children – not miniature adults. The growth the kids experience while training will be reflected in their lives outside of the gym as well. Click here to find out how to get started.
Our Youth MMA classes are designed specifically so youth can train and practice safely. Kids 11-13 years old are able to join this program and can begin learning self defense and self control right away. Children 10 years and younger are encouraged to begin in Explorer BJJ and add our MMA program as they progress in BJJ. Kids can work on their fitness and learn basic functional martial arts skills in a supportive setting.
We understand how to coach children. And each aspect of our training programs is geared toward children – not miniature adults. The growth the kids experience while training will be reflected in their lives outside of the gym as well.
Our Sticky Monkey program pairs toddlers with parents and a coach for 30 minutes of rolling, stretching and martial arts basics. Children learn how their body works and take the first steps to physical and mental confidence with their parents.
Children who participate in our Sticky Monkey program are able to join Youth Jiu Jitsu by age 4 or 5. The growth and bonding you experience with your child while training will enhance your lives outside of the gym as well.
As your child becomes a "tween" and teenager our Leadership Program is in place to help them to keep improving. Job training Community building and volunteer opportunities social skills.