F4 Martial Arts Academy the official affiliate of Alliance Jiu-Jitsu in Arkansas which is the premiere Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training academy in North America We have a comprehensive schedule of classes in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for adults, children, and teens Combat Fitness and Kickboxing for adults and children Located in North Little Rock near Maumelle we are a short drive from anywhere in Little Rock and central Arkansas. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, sometimes known as BJJ or Gracie Jiu-Jitsu, is derived from Judo which is derived from Japanese jujutsu. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a self defense system that focuses on submission grappling emphasizing joint-locks and chokeholds following takedowns and throws to gain advantage in ground fighting. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu emphasizes realistic training methods to emulate real-world self defense by using full contact live training with resisting opponents, also known as sparring or "rolling." Our boot camp style Combat Fitness program is designed to accentuate our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program by combining core strengthening exercises using high intensity interval training methods for cardiovascular conditioning. Although our boot camp style Combat Fitness program is structured for high intensity interval training, the program easily adapts to any participant including those who simply want to burn fat. F4 Martial Arts provides a kickboxing program based on principles and techniques from boxing, Muay Thai, and taekwondo as well. Our kickboxing class combines hand techniques from western boxing with elbow and knee strikes from Muay Thai and powerful kicks from taekwondo to create a devastating fighting style emphasizing clinching to compliment our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program.
F4 Martial Arts Academy | 11601 Maumelle Blvd., North Little Rock, Ar 72113, USA