Iowa City's original Kids Jiu-Jitsu Program
ICBJJ is not only the first Jiu-Jitsu academy in the Iowa City & Cedar Rapids area, we also have the longest running Kids Programs with the most experienced instructors.
Our Kids BJJ Program delivers more than just amazing Jiu-Jitsu. At the heart the Program is our incredible Life Skills & Character Development Lessons that will help teach important topics to your child such as Grit, Impulse Control, Respect and Empathy, plus many more.
Our Self-Defense Curriculum:
Our BJJ Sport Curriculum:
Kids 7-13 Years Old: Tuesday & Thursday 5:15 - 6:00 PM, Saturdays 11:00 - 12:00 PM
Example Lesson: Age Specific Self-Defense
Self-Defense Lesson for 5 - 6 Year Olds: Defend against a playmate having a sudden violent outburst/temper tantrum
Primary Goal: Defend yourself & get to safety using a reasonable force if necessary.
Result: The child defended themselves reasonable force and was able to get to safety in a manner that caused minimal to no harm to the playmate.