There are many dimensions to the Codella Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy on Staten Island, New York. Many students train to stay in shape and for the health benefits Jiu Jitsu offers. Some students train to learn the most effective martial art to date, while other students train to fight in mixed martial art events. Whatever your reason for training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, you will find it here.
Heart, intensity, fearlessness, inner strength, all these traits and more encompass Renzo Gracie’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Born on the streets of Rio de Janeiro and embraced and proven the world over, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the most in demand martial art system in the world. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has changed the way people train and fight.
Head Instructor Mike Codella, a student under World Champion Renzo Gracie teaches this cutting edge method of proven fighting/self defense. All levels are invited to train with Mike. From the beginner to the advanced all will benefit from Renzo’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu methods.
Associate Instructors Mark Conroy, and Gerry Fajardo are not only expert Jiu Jitsu instructors and practitioners; they are both well versed in various other martial arts. With their expertise, students not only get to experience various Brazilian Jiu Jitsu styles, but also get to train and roll with two of Renzo Gracies’ top students.
At Codella’s Academy, there are no ego or attitude problems. All students have one concern, and that is to get better at Jiu Jitsu. Whether that is for Jiu Jitsu competitions, Mixed Martial Art fights, self-defense, or personal empowerment. All students train with the same goals. Train Hard, Get Better, and get our Team Better.
Mike Codella’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy is located in the heart of Staten Island; Mike will also be teaching children these methods as is usually the case that kids fights end up on the ground 99% of the time. From the UFC, to the streets, to the training and conditioning, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu will enhance everyone who embraces its methods and ideology.