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FAQS

CHILDREN - NEED TO KNOWS

WHAT IS BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU (BJJ)?

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a martial art and combat sport that focuses on ground fighting and submission holds. It emphasizes technique, leverage, and positional control, making it an effective self-defense system for practitioners of all sizes.

IS BJJ SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN?

Of course! We offer specialised classes for children, tailored to their age group. Our kids' BJJ program emphasises not only physical fitness but also the importance of teamwork, discipline, and building confidence.

WHAT SHOULD MY CHILD WEAR TO THEIR FIRST CLASS?

For the first class, depending on the discipline of class they are attending, comfortable athletic wear is suitable. We have spare Gi to borrow. Once enrolled, your child will need a Phronesis Jiu Jitsu BJJ gi, rash guard and BJJ shorts or tights(leggings) which can be purchased from our gym. We have a pay in 4 option available to assist with the costs of the uniform.

HOW ARE CLASSES STRUCTURED FOR CHILDREN?

Kids' classes include warm-up exercises, skill-building activities, and age-appropriate techniques. Our goal is to make learning BJJ fun while instilling important values like respect and teamwork.

WHAT AGE GROUPS DO YOU CATER FOR IN THE KIDS CLASSES?

Our kids' BJJ classes are divided into age groups: Tots, Kids and Teens ranging from 4 to 14 years old. Each class is specifically designed to meet the developmental needs of the respective age range.

ARE THE KIDS' CLASSES SAFE?

The safety of our young practitioners is our top priority. Our experienced instructors closely supervise every class, ensuring a safe and supportive environment for kids to learn and grow.

CAN PARENTS WATCH THEIR KIDS CLASSES?

Absolutely! Parents, feel free to drop and go for a quick errand or enjoy a cup of coffee nearby. If you're staying to watch please remember, no coaching from the sidelines! Let our instructors lead the way with feedback in real time. Please feel free to encourage your little warrior after you have left the gym. 

You are welcome to bring siblings and family to watch, we just ask that you please be considerate of the instructors by keeping noise levels down. 

CAN I COMPETE IN BJJ COMPETITIONS?

For those children interested in competition, we provide opportunities for kids to participate in age-appropriate competitions. We recommend your child train at least 3 times per week minimum which includes attending the Friday Open Mat/Comp prep class. Competition is always optional and our focus remains on personal development and fun. Please note: competitors must wear Phronesis Jiu Jitsu uniform, available for purchase at the Gym. Good sportmanship and respect must be shown at all times while representing Phronesis, this includes parents.

HOW CAN I SIGN MY CHILD UP FOR A FREE TRIAL?

To sign up your child for a free trial class, simply hit the 'Free Trial Button' at the top of the page and our team will be in touch to schedule their first experience on the mats. Please note, the free trial is for 1 Class only. If you'd like to try another class, the casual class fee is $27.

HOW DO I CANCEL OR PAUSE MY CHILDS MEMBERSHIP?

If you need to cancel your child's membership, please contact us via email phronesis.jiujitsu@gmail.com

We require 7 days notice for cancellations.

Please note - you may pause your membership for a minimum of 4 weeks and a maximum of 2 months. 7 days notice is required. There are no fees for cancellations or membership pauses however please note, if membership rates have increased since you joined, your membership rate will be bought up to the current rate.

IF I HAVE A LIMITED MEMBERSHIP, CAN I DO MAKE UP CLASSES OR RECEIVE A CREDIT IF I CANT ATTEND ONE WEEK?

We understand that unexpected situations may arise preventing attendance. However, we do not offer make-up classes or credit for classes missed. Our instructors are highly qualified, and while they're ready to assist, the responsibility lies with parents to ensure their children attend regularly to maintain progress.

We have the option available for a Membership Pause - see above.

Have a question not answered here? Please reach out, we're here to help and provide any information you need on your child's BJJ journey!

FAQS

ADULT - NEED TO KNOWS

IS BJJ SUITABLE FOR BEGINNERS?

Absolutely! Our gym welcomes beginners of all fitness levels. Our classes are structured to cater to both newcomers and experienced practitioners, ensuring a supportive environment for everyone.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR FOR MY FIRST CLASS?

Wear comfortable athletic attire. For hygiene reasons, a clean gi (uniform) is required for regular classes. If you're attending a trial and don't have a gi, we have some spare gi's on hand for trials. If you are attending a NoGi class, you can wear shorts or leggings (ladies) with no pockets or zips and a tight shirt.

DO I NEED TO BE FIT TO DO BJJ?

No prior fitness level is required. BJJ is an excellent way to improve your fitness over time. Classes are designed to accommodate various fitness levels, and you can progress at your own pace.

HOW OFTEN SHOULD I TRAIN TO SEE PROGRESS?

Progress varies for each individual. Consistency is key, so we recommend starting with a schedule that fits your lifestyle. Many practitioners find three to four classes per week beneficial.

CAN I COMPETE IN BJJ COMPETITIONS?

Absolutely! For those interested in competition, we provide guidance and support. However, competition is entirely optional, and many practitioners enjoy BJJ solely for its physical and mental benefits. Please note: competitors must wear a Phronesis Jiu Jitsu uniform, available for purchase at the Gym. Good sportsmanship and respect must be shown at all times while representing Phronesis.

HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR A FREE TRIAL?

To sign up for a free trial class, simply hit the 'Free Trial Button' at the top of the page and our team will be in touch to schedule their first experience on the mats. Please note, the free trial is for 1 Class only. If you'd like to try another class, the casual class fee is $27.

HOW DO I CANCEL OR PAUSE MY MEMBERSHIP?

If you need to cancel your child's membership, please contact us via email phronesis.jiujitsu@gmail.com or visit us in the gym. We require 7 days notice for cancellations.

Please note - you may pause your membership for a minimum of 4 weeks and a maximum of 2 months. 7 days notice is required. There are no fees for cancellations or membership pauses however please note, if membership rates have increased since you joined, upon reactivation of your membership, the rate will be bought up to the current rate.

IF I HAVE A LIMITED MEMBERSHIP, CAN I DO MAKE UP CLASSES OR RECEIVE A CREDIT IF I CANT ATTEND ONE WEEK?

We understand that unexpected situations may arise preventing attendance. However, we do not offer make-up classes or credit for classes missed. Our instructors are highly qualified, and while they're ready to assist, the responsibility lies with the student to ensure they attend regularly to maintain progress. 

We have the option available for a Membership Pause - see above.

Have a question not answered here? Please reach out, we're here to help and provide any information you need on your BJJ journey!

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Address

40 Meares Rd, Kwinana Town Centre, WA 6167

Contact

Chimpy 0458 254 858

Opening Hours

Mon - Sat.      Refer to timetable 

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