TRIAL CLASS

INTERESTED IN TRAINING WITH US?

Trial Class info:

  • If possible, be there 10 minutes before the start of the class. So, we can help you on the way and show you around.
  • Please bring slippers for walking around in the gym.
  • During the trial class you can borrow a gi from us.

FAQ

Do I need any prior (martial arts) experience?

No prior experience is needed. In fact, many of our members did not have any experience before starting with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Are the classes suitable for beginners?

All classes except for open mat are suitable for beginners. During class, the techniques are done together with a partner and chances are that you will partner up with an experienced student. On top of that the instructor(s) will pay close attention during the techniques and help you out. The fundamental classes are the best fit for complete beginners.

How many trial classes are there?

The first trial class is free. For most people the first class already gives them the expectation of what the sport of BJJ is about and if they want to continue with BJJ.

What do I need to get started as a member?

Once you become a member you will need a BJJ gi, belt and a rashguard is recommended. We are limited in the number of gi’s that are available to borrow. Therefore, these are only used for the first trial class.

What is the minimum age to start with BJJ classes?

The classes are most suited from the age 15 years and up.

What type of memberships do you offer?
Please have a look at our memberships page to see the type of memberships that we offer at BJJAA.
Where can I buy a BJJ gi and othersports gear?

You can buy a BJJ gi, belt and other gear that you need to get started at BJJFightgear.

What do I need to bring for my first class?

For your first BJJ class the academy will provide you with a BJJ gi (outfit). You can bring a comfortable t-shirt, drinking bottle and slippers/flip-flops. There are showers available for after training.

What do I need to bring for my first class?

For your first BJJ class the academy will provide you with a BJJ gi (outfit). You can bring a comfortable t-shirt, drinking bottle and slippers/flip-flops. There are showers available for after training.

In what language are the classes?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy Amsterdam has an international group of students and therefore the main language during class is English. The instructors are fluent in English and Dutch.

How do I become a member at BJJAA?

You can buy a membership through our membership page. After buying a membership, you will get access to our member portal.

Do I need to be fit to start with BJJ?

This is not needed. It helps if you already have a certain fitness level, but doing BJJ classes will build up your fitness level and over time you will see an improvement in your overall fitness level.

Do you have women-only BJJ classes?

Women-only BJJ classes are every Thursday from 17:30 – 18:30. This class is given by instructor Rose.

What are the belt ranks in BJJ?

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has the following rank system: white ->blue -> purple -> brown -> black

Am I too old to get started with BJJ?

We doubt that. With the right attention and training attitude BJJ is accessible for almost all ages.

Do I need any protective equipment during BJJ training?

Some students wear a mouth-guard during sparring or ear guards. However, these are not mandatory and it is up to you whether you want to use them.