SOLARTE NEWS

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A Family-Friendly Gym for BJJ Training!

Solarte BJJ is a family-friendly gym! Our classes for young children (Li’l Ones) and youth encourage parents and grandparents to get on the mats to help out. You don’t have to know jiu jitsu or be physically fit to be a positive influence for the children in class. Parents who are actively training jiu jitsu Read more about A Family-Friendly Gym for BJJ Training![…]

Solarte BJJ competition team

Solarte BJJ Competition Team Earns Medals!

Congratulations to the Solarte BJJ Competition Team!!! Four Solarte team members competed at the April 6th Revolution BJJ Tournament. The Rev is one of the biggest Brazilian Jiu-jitsu tournaments in our region, with competitors coming from as far away as Alaska and Montana. Our coaching staff decided that, since it was everyone’s first time competing Read more about Solarte BJJ Competition Team Earns Medals![…]

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Sequim Kids Martial Arts Training at Solarte BJJ

Solarte Brazilian Jiu-jitsu provides Sequim kids martial arts training because we recognize the importance of “rough and tumble play” for childhood development. Through this type of full contact play, kids learn what is too much and too little. Children need to learn this early to develop impulse control and empathy. We offer these classes year-round Read more about Sequim Kids Martial Arts Training at Solarte BJJ[…]

adult Brazilian Jiu-jitsu classes in Sequim

More Class Times for Adult Brazilian Jiu-jitsu

Solarte BJJ now offers more class times for adult Brazilian Jiu-jitsu students. If you’re completely new to the sport, don’t worry. All lessons welcome beginners since we tailor the instruction to suit students of all levels. You can choose among four morning classes and five evening classes to suit your schedule: Morning Adult Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Read more about More Class Times for Adult Brazilian Jiu-jitsu[…]

BJJ belt promotions and stripes group photo

Recent BJJ Belt Promotions at Solarte

Congratulations to everyone who received BJJ belt promotions or stripes recently—especially David, Luke, Cooper and Chris…It’s exciting to see you all with your brand new belts! These guys have worked very hard over the last few years. They’ve overcome injuries, delays and many other obstacles. They support each other with good humor and helpful feedback. Read more about Recent BJJ Belt Promotions at Solarte[…]

Rob Biernacki Seminar

Rob Biernacki Seminar at Solarte

Solarte BJJ will host our eighth Rob Biernacki Seminar on March 8–9, 2024: Submission Defense Concepts. Honestly, Rob’s ruined me for most BJJ seminars…he’s set the bar VERY high. Rob doesn’t just talk about concepts—he uses effective games to help you apply the ideas and get them into your game. So don’t miss out on Read more about Rob Biernacki Seminar at Solarte[…]

self-defense training for kids

Self-Defense Training at Solarte BJJ

Self-defense training concepts are part of our youth and adult classes at Solarte BJJ, but we also offer more in-depth programs periodically. For example, this past summer we had a very successful three-week series offering a great deal of actionable info and skills. The situations we cover depend on students’ ages and interests. We start Read more about Self-Defense Training at Solarte BJJ[…]

BJJ visiting student Jordan from England

BJJ Visiting Students Are Welcome!

The club is usually pretty quiet over the holidays. We stay open because there are still a few die hards that want to train. This past holiday season we were happy to welcome BJJ visiting students from Michigan (Jason and his daughter, Bella) and Bellingham, WA (Oliver and Britt). They were so wonderful and we Read more about BJJ Visiting Students Are Welcome![…]

kids bjj belt promotion

Congrats to Our Kids BJJ Students Who Have Leveled Up!

Every fall and spring, the kids BJJ students who are age 8 or older can get an evaluation. For youth who opt in, they’re eligible to receive stripes and/or a belt promotion. We’ve just wrapped up evaluations for this fall. Congratulations to all of our youth students who received stripes and belt promotions! Quite a Read more about Congrats to Our Kids BJJ Students Who Have Leveled Up![…]

2023 Solarte BJJ Training Road Trips

I didn’t get to take as many BJJ training trips this year, but the four I got to go on were really fantastic! These trips are important to the club because they give me a chance to check in with my instructor, Rob Biernacki. BJJ techniques and training methods are always evolving. Rob is a Read more about 2023 Solarte BJJ Training Road Trips[…]