The Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Mozart’s city, Salzburg
Our Second stop in Europe and first in Austria was at Ground Fighter Academy, a small group yet, but great atmosphere with students eager to learn the art of Jiu Jitsu from the source, Ground Fighter Academy is ran by Daniel Krennhuber a purple belt under my friend Hans Hutton, from Germany, Munich.
Hans asked prof. Renato Migliaccio to stop by the place and provide a seminar to his students whilst Hans was traveling to Brazil to train Jiu JItsu.
Prof. Renato taught a great 3 hours seminar, students and attendees, had a blast. Working on Sampa Way of training, drills, takedowns, guard passes, submissions and transitions.
A great place to learn the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu- Ground fighter Academy
The Brazilian art form of Jiu Jitsu has the ability to transform one’s life. Years ago, people wanted to learn martial arts to keep themselves fit and to learn the basics of self-defense. Today, people world over are in love with Jiu Jitsu as they want to adopt a fit and healthy lifestyle. They are eager to make this art form a way of life. The powerful change that this martial bring into one’s life is enriching and life changing however, it requires dedication and does not take place overnight. The Ground fighter Academy in Salzburg, Austria is one such place, which provides it all. Students from all over the city come to this school to master the finer nuances that the Jiu Jitsu has to offer.
It is a martial art that does not incorporate any weapons and is a method of grappling one’s opponent with one’s body and Jiu Jitsu techniques. The learning journey of this art is long and requires a lot of energy and dedication from the student. At the Ground Fighter academy hours are spent in teaching students the right training and grappling techniques.
Techniques learnt at the academy
Students learn the tangling technique where one puts his partner down where it becomes difficult for him to escape. The disentangling technique is where one learns how to escape the strong holds placed upon by the opponent. These two techniques are basic and are important in any situation during the course of a match. A lot of small fighters who have learnt another martial form tend to mix up styles and this becomes very essential as it confuses his opponent and he may find it difficult to read his next moves.
Life changing benefits of Jiu Jitsu
The learning benefits of this art form has changed many lives who practice the BJJ with vigor and discipline. Students start off by learning it once or a couple of times a week and then it becomes fun and changes an entire lifestyle of the person. Not only does it gets a person into shape, it adds a lot of energy, enthusiasm and keeps you motivated throughout the day. In today’s times, a lot of young
people and working professionals spent hours in front of a computer and spend most of the time seated in one place. By incorporating Jiu Jitsu in one’s life, the strange and unusual body movements of regular practice improve strength and flexibility of a person who has a lethargic lifestyle.
Training and Tutors at the Academy
The academy has students who belong to various age groups and have different learning abilities. The tutors at the academy are able to relate to the needs of the students and are more nurturing towards the learning needs of an individual. There are free introductory classes with the tutors and one can get a sense of the instructors teaching style and ability to communicate with the student. Tutors discuss the student’s goals and also check their general fitness. They work with everyone however, it is always essential to let your tutor know of concerns that you have.
The Ground Fighter Academy is indeed a haven for all martial art lovers in the musical city of Salzburg.