Children’s BJJ & Martial Arts in Plymouth, Mi.


Attention Parents…

Children Who Train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Are More Confident, Disciplined, Focused, Physically Fit, and Happier.

If you want to find out more about Kaizen’s Little Warriors (ages 5 & 6), Mighty Warriors (ages 7 & 8), or Junior Warriors (ages 9 – 14), click the Schedule Appointment button below, and you will receive:

  • A FREE Introductory Group Class
  • If you decide to start your child, 30 DAYS FREE!
  • Pricing and Membership Options
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If you don’t want to schedule online here, feel free to call us at 734.667.3206 to set up your introductory lesson and tour.

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Dear Parents,

You may be interested in getting your child involved in the martial arts for many reasons:

  • Your child spends a lot of time in front TV, computer, or other screens all day and they need fitness.
  • They suffer with ADD or ADHD.
  • Maybe your child has not done well in team sports.
  • You are concerned about their lack of confidence.
  • There may be behavior problems at home and/or school.
  • Your child has a lot of energy and can’t seem to focus it in the right direction.
  • Their grades are poor.
  • There have been bullying incidents at school or with their peers.
  • They are disrespectful.
  • Your child is overweight or out of shape.

The amazing thing about martial arts training is that all of these problems can be improved.

What Changes Would You Like To See In Your Child?

The definition of insanity is said to be doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.  You want the best for your child, and maybe it is time to try something different.

See What Our Parents Have to Say…

“Ryan, I have nothing but praise for your methods, I have attended other schools where belts and trophies are the center of the training, and they are missing the mark. My kids are benefiting not only physically but a state of mind in your school and I commend you for all of your hard work and patience.”

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“My daughter Nikita has always been extremely shy and lacked confidence. We tried gymnastics, dance, and t-ball and saw no difference. My wife and I are shocked at the changes we have seen in the last 3 months! We cannot thank you enough!”

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“Our son Kyle has been bullied for years. We actually switched schools, but the bullying continued.

When he got into middle school, we noticed that he started to become angry and aggressive. He was slowly turning into a bully. We were lost as to what to do, and the counseling we had him in didn’t seem to make much of a difference.

Since enrolling we have seen a significant change in his attitude. We have heard you say many times that true strength is not in your ability to control other, but to control yourself. He seems to be taking this to heart.

We are so relieved that we have our son back! Thank you!!!”

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Peter is behaving so much better at home. I’m not sure if it is the workout he’s getting at Jiu-Jitsu, or the Life Skills Homework, but whatever your school is doing, it is working.”

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“As a single mother, I have been concerned about my son’s lack of a positive male role model. I am really pleased with the example that your instructors set. They are always positive, confident, patient, and kind, yet they are consistent with the discipline.

I also love your stories and messages that you tell the kids at the end of every class!”

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“My son was attacked at school at the bus stop. I was really proud when he defended himself without hurting the other boy. He held him down and told him, “I could hurt you right now but I’m not going to.” The other boy started crying so he let him go!

I am really proud of my son for not hurting the other boy. If he did not have training from Kaizen Jiu-Jitsu, I really don’t think there would be the same outcome. Thanks again!”

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“My daughter has had symptoms of ADHD for some time. My husband and I didn’t want to use medication. We read a few studies about the benefits of martial arts training so we figured that it was worth a try.

We are very pleased with the results! She still has a lot of energy, but it is more focused. Her grades have improved, and her teacher has noticed a change in her behavior. We are so glad this worked!”


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What Will My Child Be Learning?

In the introductory lesson, they will learn how to prevent a bully from attacking them.  This includes how to display confident body language, confident voice tone, and a special defensive technique called the “Fence.”

They will learn how to defend basic strikes and how to stop from being taken down to the ground.

We will be covering the bow, which is one of the most important techniques in the martial arts.  It is the introduction to the respect, discipline, confidence, and humility that the martial arts teaches.

The Dirty Little Secret That 90% of All Martial Arts Schools Don’t Want You To Know

The truth that a lot of martial arts instructors won’t tell you is that there is no one martial art that prepares you for every type of real world self-defense situation If you study Tae Kwon Do, you will learn a lot of movie techniques: high kicking, jump kicks, and spin kicks.  But you won’t know how to stop someone from taking you down to the ground, or what to do if you end up on the ground- which is where most situations end up.

If you train in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu only, most schools won’t teach you how to deal with strikes from standing.  And all situations start from standing!

In the group classes, we teach a combination of several different martial arts.  We make sure that our students are prepared for any type of attack.  We teach them to avoid and prevent self-defense situations, but if they can’t, we train them to be able to defend punches, kicks, multiple attackers, takedowns, as well as how to protect themselves if it ends up on the ground.

How Does The Kaizen Children’s BJJ & Martial Arts Program Work?

The most powerful part of our program is that our students learn the life skills of the martial arts.  Jiu-Jitsu is not just about self-defense.  It is about applying the habits you develop in the dojo (Japanese word for martial arts school) in your daily life. The qualities of a martial artist are:

  • Confidence
  • Humility
  • Serving others with your strength
  • Focus
  • Appreciation
  • Persistence, Perseverance, and Commitment
  • Compassion
  • Good Communication skills

How We Have Created So Many Success Stories

We have a system for helping children become successes in life.  Here are the main components:

1.  Great Role Models

All of our teachers are good martial artists, not just fighters. They can fight, but more importantly, they have been selected to teach because of their teaching ability and people skills. If you have ever trained in a martial arts school, you probably have had a teacher that was not patient, or their English was not very good, and this can make learning difficult! Our teachers love helping students grow.

2.  Belt Testing

Our children are not going to earn an adult black belt, but they are able to participate in our belt testing system. If they are demonstrating the right attitude in class and at home, they are demonstrating the proficiency and fitness for their next rank, and they complete their Kaizen Life Skills Homework, they are able to get the positive reinforcement of a higher belt. If they need extra support, our instructors can meet with the student before or after class for extra training to help them prepare for their test.

3.  Kaizen Life Skills Homework

One of the requirements for belt testing is to complete the Kaizen Life Skills Homework. These are short exercises that they have to do at home that help them develop into martial artists. For example, one of the homeworks is Random Acts Of Kindness. They are given a sheet to list 20 acts of kindness that they perform before their belt testing. It could be taking out the trash, helping their younger brother or sister with their homework, or anything that helps others. We want them to understand that the power of being a martial artist is not in their ability to control others, but to control themselves.

4.  A Disciplined Yet Fun Learning Environment

We teach in an “edutainment” format: classes that are educational and entertaining. We do not have a militaristic format to our classes, but we do require our students to wear their uniform and belt, to pay attention when instructors and students are talking, to show respect and consideration for everyone in class, to give their best effort, and to attend classes regularly.

5.  Kaizen Mats Chats

Students are told stories and lessons every class that help create confident, responsible, focused, disciplined, and respectful children.

6.  Jiu-Jitsu Training Naturally Develops Life Skills

There are a LOT of lessons to be learned just by training. One example is concentration. If a student is doing a takedown drill with their partner and they lose focus to look around the room, their partner is able to get the takedown. Students will naturally get positive and negative consequences for their actions.

7.  Cardio, Strength, Balance, Coordination, and Flexibility

Every class the students get a workout! One of the great benefits of this kind of training is the stress release. Many do not think of kids having stress because they don’t have jobs and financial responsibilities, but this is not true! When children are getting regular intense exercise, you will see a difference in their behavior.

8.  Effective Self Defense

You cannot be with your child all of the time to protect them. There are bullies and adult predators that look for children that lack confidence. Our children are taught how to avoid and prevent self-defense situations, and if they do occur, how to protect themselves. Because all self-defense situations start from standing and most end up on the ground, our students are taught how to deal with punches, kicks, takedowns, ground grappling, as well as multiple attackers.

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Can Martial Arts Training Help Your Child?

Some of our students never responded well to sports.  If they are not athletic, they may have sat on the bench while others played.  None of our students sit out.  Our training is not about points, winning and losing.  It is about attitude and character.

Experience Our Program at Absolutely No Risk to You

The next step to find out if this is something that could benefit your child is to schedule a free introductory class.

After you click the Schedule Appointment button, you can choose a class day and time that works for them. They can wear anything comfortable that doesn’t have any buttons or zippers. During or after class, one of our staff can go over the pricing and schedule with you.

If you decide to enroll your child, you will receive 30 days free training.

Start by clicking the Schedule Appointment Button.  We look forward to meeting you soon!

The Staff of Kaizen Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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