If you have ever wanted to learn Jiu-Jitsu, for whatever reason, but didn’t want to deal with ego-maniacs, muscleheads, or bullies then UNITY JIU-JITSU IS THE PLACE TO BE! Located in Redondo Beach, California, Unity Jiu-Jitsu offers the highest quality instruction in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to suit a wide variety of needs. Whether you are looking for self-defense, competitive Jiu-Jitsu, MMA, or just looking to try something new, Unity Jiu-Jitsu will help your meet your goal.
Students at Unity Jiu-Jitsu progress rapidly in their knowledge of the art, and their ability to use it in a practical way through a unique method of teaching that helps learning retention and also enhances athleticism. This method of teaching, along with the continued display of respect and humility of the students, combined with their rapid progress truly make Unity Jiu-Jitsu one of the fastest up and coming schools in Southern California.
All classes are taught by Machado Jiu-Jitsu 1st Degree Black Belt Nicholas Curson. Nick has been involved in Jiu-Jitsu for approximately 15 years, he received his black belt in 2007 and received his 1st degree in 2010 from Rigan Machado. He began his journey in Jiu-Jitsu in 1995 at the Rickson Gracie Academy in West LA. After 4 years of training with Rickson’s team and no longer being able to find the means to travel to West LA he decided to make the move to the Machado side of the family and has remained great friends with the 8th degree Black Belt and Jiu-Jitsu Legend Rigan Machado (now teaching in Brentwood, CA). Nick is an exceptional teacher, with an ability to convey technique and proper form in an easy to learn way that has proven highly effective. Many of his students both past and present have won titles in the World Championships, Pan-American Championships, US Nationals, as well as many local and regional tournaments.
Anyone who has learned from him knows that he is 100% dedicated to his students success and will do anything within his capabilities to ensure students reach their highest potential. He devotes huge amounts of mat time to every student, from the newest to the most experienced to make certain they are learning how to properly execute correct Jiu-Jitsu Technique.
Nick is still an active Jiu-Jitsu competitor and has trained with some of the best fighters on the planet. Recently he was a training partner for BJ Penn for his completely dominant victory over Diego Sanchez. It was through being part of the Penn Training camp t that his knowledge of Jiu-Jitsu and training methodologies completely reformed into what it is today.
As well as being a black Belt in Jiu-Jitsu, Nick is also a protege of world famous athletic trainer Marv Marinovich. His understanding of Jiu-Jitsu combined with the knowledge of proper body dynamics and athletic enhancement training methodologies is sure to change the way you learn and move!