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Jen Flannery, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu brown belt and accomplished international competitor, is the lead instructor for the children’s program. Jen holds a Bachelors degree from the University of Maryland and has over 15 years of experience working with child athletes. The Assistant instructor, Kenny Savercool is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt so committed to his own progression in the sport that he recently spent 6 months training and competing in Brazil. Kenny comes to the 25/50′s with a Bachelors degree from Towson University and over 4 years of experience working as a substitute elementary & middle school teacher.
Under the guidance of our professional Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu instructors, your child will learn more than martial arts. He or she will learn balance, coordination, and fine-tune their motor skills in ways that will help them in any athletic discipline they may choose later in life. But that’s not all! Through the auspices of martial arts training, our instructors work diligently to reinforce the important life skills of confidence, discipline, dedication, hard work, teamwork, and respect. These learned work habits and skills transfer to success in the classroom and beyond.
A free week trial is offered to any prospective student. Don’t miss out on a chance to give your child an experience that will serve him/her for the rest of their lives!
The 25/50 classes primary focus is on Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Grappling and consists of a basic warm-up, technical instruction, an opportunity for each student to practice their skills against a resisting opponent, and is wrapped up each day with a game.
Competitive sporting outlets are available for those who wish to participate and further develop both their physical and mental skills.
The mini’s program is specifically tailored for children ages 4-6. This class is intended to be a FUN introduction to the following arts: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Wrestling, Boxing. The mini’s program is designed to teach the basic body mechanics and awareness that a child will need to participate in any athletic pursuit they choose, as they grow older.Read more about Mini 25/50's »
This class consists of a “warm-up” period during which the children will be taught how to do basic body movements with an emphasis on control and coordination. This will be followed by technical instruction in one of the 4 major disciplines, and closes each day with a game.
GoGirlGo! Summer Camp
GoGirlGo! is a program sponsored by the Women’s Sports Foundation, a non-profit educational organization that seeks to advance the lives of girls and women through sports and physical activity.
GoGirlGo! combines sports participation with an educational intervention that focuses on reducing and preventing the potential hazards of dealing with adolescent issues in unhealthy ways. The sports environment provides girls with experiences of teamwork, goal-setting, positive adult mentoring and leadership training, as well as a ready-made social support system.Read more about GoGirlGo! Summer Camp »
The Self-Defense Camp in Arlington, Virginia is specifically designed for girls age 8-13 to learn how to protect themselves physically and mentally against situations they may encounter in middle school/high school and beyond. Girls will be introduced to physical situations where they may be smaller and weaker than an attacker and taught techniques they may use to defend themselves. Girls will also be introduced to mental and emotional situations faced by elite female athletes and encouraged to discover their own inner-strength and learn how to confront and overcome similar situations in their own lives. Guest speakers may include female military personnel, elite female athletes, female medical practitioners etc.
Each camp attendee will be provided with a GoGirlGo! “Guide to Life” which depicts each of the athlete stories they will read about, a GoGirlGo! “Scrapbook” with introspective activities, and a packet of the techniques they’ve learned to deal with physical confrontations. GoGirlGo! also provide’s a “Parent’s Guide” for how to encourage an active healthy lifestyle for your daughter.
The program director for this camp is Ms. Jeanette Flannery, a multiple-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu International medalist and creator of the first women-only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program in the state of Virginia. Ms. Flannery has a B.A. degree in International Relations from the University of Maryland. In addition, she was the 2010 JV Field Hockey coach at Yorktown High School and was a professional swim coach at Curl-Burke Swim Club (2003-2006). Ms. Flannery has over 15 years of experience working with children in an athletic context.