Great news for Fairfax Jiu Jitsu!

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  1. David_Jacobs

    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    We just added another room which doubled the size of our facility from 5000 sq ft to 10,000 sq ft and added about 2000 sq feet of additional mat space. Having 2 practice rooms allows us to hold 2 classes simultaneously.

    We're also very happy to announce the beginning of the Thai Boxing program at Fairfax Jiu Jitsu. Starting next week on Tuesday, September 14, FairfaxJJ's own Matt Nielsen will be teaching Thai Boxing on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 8pm to 9:30 pm and on Saturday mornings from 9:30am to 11am.

    In addition to the Thai Boxing program, we've added even more classes to our other programs. In our MMA program, we've added the following classes to our already existing schedule: A second MMA class on Friday nights, an MMA class on Saturday morning, and a competition class on Sundays. For jiu jitsu, we're adding a no-gi class on Tuesday nights. We're also adding another kids BJJ class on Thursdays.

    Check out the schedule at www.FairfaxJJ.com for details!
     
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  2. Cash Bill 52

    Cash Bill 52 Brown Belt

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    Congrats. Got any pics of the upgrade??? I like the two classes at once idea.
     
  3. David_Jacobs

    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    I have some pics, but it's still a work in progress as we haven't yet put up the cage wall or wall mats in the new room. And we still have to move the heavy bags from the red room to the blue room.

    The red room has 2" thick Dollamur mats that are 36' X 54'. This is for BJJ.

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    The blue room has 2" thick Dollamur mats that are 36.5' X 42' and puzzle mats behind the blue mats that are 26.5' X 20'. This is where the MMA classes and Thai Boxing classes will be held. The capoeira classes and strength and conditioning will also be held in the other 1/2 of this room (about 2500 sq ft) that is not shown that is behind where I stood to take the pics. ( I need to take more pics.)

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    Cash Bill 52 Brown Belt

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    Wow! That looks great!
     
  5. Nino is a snake

    Nino is a snake Blue Belt

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    how far from Northern Virginia Community College, Annadale Campus, is the gym located?
     
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  7. David_Jacobs

    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    Really depends on the traffic. We're halfway between Chantilly and Herndon just off of route 28 if that gives you an idea of our location. I reckon we're definitely worth the drive, though. :icon_chee
     
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    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    Old pic from a few years ago before we painted the walls and put down the puzzle mats.

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  9. Balto

    Balto Silver Belt

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    The space looks great man.

    I'm also glad to see Matt starting up classes again. He is a good guy to train with.
     
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    minimagpro Purple Belt

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    Damn man, that looks really nice!
     
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    That looks sweet. Congrats!
     
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    Definitely looks great, congrats on the space!
     
  13. David_Jacobs

    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    Thanks, guys.

    For the first several weeks, I humbly predict an overabundance of takedown techniques, takedown drills, and takedown oriented sparring for Tuesday night's no-gi class.
     
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    Ryukyu Damashi Ryukyu Damashi

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    Thanks Balto.

    I am very excited to be teaching again. I just returned from my 5th trip to Thailand and have a ton of techniques to share.
     
  15. David_Jacobs

    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    I think it was last week that I saw someone on the metro who looked like Balto. I almost said hello, but can never remember Balto's real name and wasn't about to ask a stranger on the metro if he was Balto (when it probably wasn't him anyway).
     
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    Balto Silver Belt

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    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    That was you! Ha!

    Please... you can ALWAYS say hello to me.
     
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    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    Anyway, more pics...

    Full view of the blue room from one end:

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    And the other end (with the non matted area for capoeira):

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    David_Jacobs TheRockBJJ.com

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    More red room pics:

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  20. BatBoyJG

    BatBoyJG Brown Belt

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    Nice!!!!
    I will definitely drop by the next time I am in Sterling, how far away would I be from the school? I've heard Justin say nothing but good things about you guys.
     

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