We are very proud to be a Marcello Monteiro Associated School
To learn more about Marcello Monteiro's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Dragon Martial Arts Head Instructor Dan Cousineau
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a self defense system designed to work with the principles of leverage and technique instead of brutal force and strength. The main focus of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is ground grappling, the most important but often neglected part of martial arts.
Code of Conduct
1. Brotherhood: Instructors shall reinforce the team spirit among students, parents, and other Instructors. Their attitude must always be positive and cooperative in order to channel their creative energy towards the strengthen and the growth of our team, always putting the team in front of individual selfish needs...
2. Cooperation: Instructors will work together to motivate students to be their best. At no time will an instructor talk negatively about other instructor or students. At tournaments the team will support each other by helping each other warm up and prepare of their matches.
3.Discipline: Students must discipline them selves to attend class on a consistent basis to insure progress towards their next belt rank. Student must understand that without discipline there is no mastery, neither in life or Jiu Jitsu, and without the willingness to sacrifice, excellence is not possible
4. Respect: BJJ Classes shall reinforce that students show respect towards other in and out of the dojo regardless of their differences in race, creed, gender, nationality, etc.. the belt rank hierarchy must be respected and the authority of Black Belt sincerely recognized.
5. Continuous Improvement and Growth: Instructors shall reinforce that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a life long journey with no ending point. Students should set their goal for black belt excellence and keep their goals in mind when training to help motivate them.