Capital Jiu-Jitsu changed a lot in 2008, beginning with the opening of our Loudoun location, a full-service Mixed Martial Arts and Elite Fitness Academy. CJJ's growing stable of MMA, BJJ and Muay Thai fighters, state-of-the-art training facilities and congenial atmosphere make it Northern Virginia's premiere martial arts training academy. If you missed out on 2008 at CJJ, here are some of the highlights:
-January 15th: Our 10,000 square foot Loudoun, VA academy opened its doors for business
-February 29th – March 2nd: Capital Jiu-Jitsu hosted the annual Royce Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Network Gathering, featuring Royce Gracie, Rodrigo Gracie, Royler Gracie and Ralek Gracie!
-July 5th & 6th: Members competed in the CrossFit Games in Aromas, CA
-July 19th: Our first Capital Jiu-Jitsu television commercial was made
-July 20th: Our annual Picnic was held, featuring water balloons, games, food and beverages
-September 27th: Capital Jiu-Jitsu participated in Fight Gone Bad III, and raised $13,000 for Prostate Cancer research and the Wounded Warriors Project!
-December 12th: Our annual Holiday Party was held, and what a night to remember!
-Members of Capital Jiu-Jitsu competed on MMA and Muay Thai fight cards, and in grappling tournaments throughout the country, including the Pan American Games!
-Capital Jiu-Jitsu hosted seminars with Royce Gracie, Rodrigo Gracie, Royler Gracie, Steve Hall, Bryan Dobler, Matt Arroyo, Jerry Hill, Mark Greim and more!
-Capital Jiu-Jitsu provided free seminars for women, did demonstrations in Brambleton, South Riding and the D.C. Asian Festival, and was featured on local radio programs, and television news channels
Capital Jiu-Jitsu will continue to grow as a martial arts community in 2009, with:
-More CJJ fighters turning pro!
-More seminars and events featuring Mixed Martial Arts and Elite Fitness experts from around the world!
-Members and Staff achieving new personal records and winning events!
-More resources, classes and instructors for both of our Academies!
-The addition of affiliate schools under the Capital Jiu-Jitsu flag!
-And, finally, a year long celebration of excellence!
If you live in the NOVA and Washington DC Metro Area and you missed out on Capital Jiu-Jitsu's 2008 experience, don't let the same thing happen in 2009. Visit us in Old Town Alexandria or Loudoun County Dulles from Arlington VA, Chantilly, Herndon, Falls Church, Brambleton, South Riding, Manassas or anywhere in Northern Virginia. Offering programs in CrossFit Elite Fitness, MMA, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Royce Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, She'Safe Women's Self-Defense & Yoga, and Kid's MMA, Capital Jiu-Jitsu can help you achieve your 2009 goals.