Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - Competition Gi Classes

  • Exercise TypeBrazilian Jiu Jitsu
  • Class Duration60 minutes
  • Fitness LevelBlue Belt and Up Only!

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - competition gi classes are open to blue belts and up.

Balanced Bodies' competition classes help students build skills to prepare for tournaments.

What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu - Competition Gi class?

Our competition classes are for experienced students blue belt and above. .

Classes consist of several stages:

  1. Class start / Warm up
    This includes a formal bow in, a yoga-based stretch, and a drill-oriented warm up.
  2. Instruction / Drilling
    Coaches will teach techniques, usually one from standing and one from the ground. Coaches allow time for partner drilling of each sequence to ensure a good understanding and correct application of the techniques.
  3. Sparring
    After techniques have been shown, coaches will pair students up for sparring, often starting from standing. 

What you need to know.

Like other martial arts including Judo and Muay Thai, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a full-contact combat sport. As such, participating in class carries some risk of injury. However, our coaches are trained to provide a fun and safe environment for practicing skills, even with resistance. 

One of the key features that makes BJJ so effective is the ability to train with near or even at 100% resistance, knowing that at any point, one can "tap out" to a submission and avoid injury. Tap early and tap often, 

# What to wear

If you don't have a gi, that's OK! We have several available for you to borrow, or if you're coming as a guest of one of our members, they will probably let you borrow one.

Either way, make sure to wear a t-shirt or a rashguard (compression shirt) and some athletic/compression shorts to keep on under your gi. Our female students are also required to wear a sports bra under their gi for comfort and safety.

# Pro tips

Make sure to trim your fingernails and toenails, as well as take other measures to ensure good hygiene.

Be prepared to sweat! Even in the winter, the gym stays warm and humid thanks to the work ethic of our students.

If you're unsure about something, just ask! Our coaches and upper belts are here to help you make the best of your time on the mat

# Benefits of BJJ Fundamentals

Learn and practice the basics of an effective martial art in a fun, safe environment

Enjoy a physically and mentally demanding form of exercise

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    BJJ Schedule


    • 12:00pm - Adult Gi
    • 5:00pm - Youth Gi
    • 6:00pm - Adult No-Gi (Blue +)
    • 7:00pm - Adult Gi (Blue +)


    • 6:00pm - Adult Gi @ Tulsa Judo
    • 7:00pm - Judo @ Tulsa Judo


    • 12:00pm - Adult Gi
    • 5:00pm - Youth Gi
    • 6:00pm - Adult No-Gi
    • 7:00pm - Adult Gi


    • 6:00pm - Adult Gi @ Tulsa Judo
    • 7:00pm - Judo @ Tulsa Judo


    • 12:00pm - Adult Gi
    • 5:00pm - Youth Gi
    • 6:00pm - Adult No-Gi
    • 7:00pm - Adult Gi


    • 11:00pm - Open Mat (@ Tulsa Judo)

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    Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74145

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