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Learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in St. Catharines and Get In Amazing Shape!

Regardless of your fitness level, Brazilian jiu-jitsu classes at the Defensive Arts Training Centre will give you the foundation for one of the best defensive martial arts you can learn. With a heavy focus on ground fighting, submission holds and grappling, you’ll learn to defend yourself against the toughest opponents and aggressors. Best of all, with each new jiu-jitsu class, you’ll notice your self-confidence and self-esteem improve. All the while, your body is transformed into the best shape ever, with a rigorous workout that puts every one of your muscles to the test!

Here’s just a taste of all that you can look forward to when you take jiu-jitsu with Gerry DiSanto at the Defensive Arts Training Centre:

Jiu-Jitsu Classes

  • Jiu-jitsu will give you razor sharp reflexes and lightning fast speed

  • You’ll develop an amazing body with muscle tone that will have you turning heads

  • You’ll experience amazing mental clarity and unwavering focus

  • Your respiratory endurance will spike and you’ll enjoy improved strength and stamina

  • You’ll have the flexibility and balance of an Olympic gymnast

  • You’ll enjoy a huge drop in stress levels

  • Expert instructors trained and certified by legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu masters

  • You’ll be able to easily maintain your ideal weight


Be Your Own Bodyguard

Whether you’ve never even taken a martial arts class before, or you’ve already got a few colours under your belt, our Sensei, Gerry DiSanto, will teach you all of the master jiu-jitsu techniques you’ll need to take down even the fiercest opponent. Gerry DiSanto will show you how to combine your body’s maximum speed and strength with the power of your mental focus to outperform your opponent!

We’re Leaving You No Excuses

With all of the reasons to give jiu-jitsu classes at the Defensive Arts Training Centre a try, from an iron-clad self-defence system to a great workout that will leave you looking as good as you feel, it seems like a no-brainer to enroll right now. In any case, we’re leaving nothing to chance because when you enroll, we’ll let you enjoy a full week of lessons absolutely FREE! It’s our way of letting you “try before you buy.” 

We’re so sure you’re going to love what jiu-jitsu classes will do for you that we know you’ll come back to the Defensive Arts Training Centre for more. So go ahead and take the next step by requesting more information now. Just give us a call and we’ll send you everything you need to get started.

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Develop your reflexes and focus your mind through Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes.



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Defensive Arts Training Centre

103 Lakeshore Rd.

St. Catharines, ON Canada

L2N 2T1

Phone: 905-704-0374



Sunday Closed

Monday - Friday 09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

Saturday 09:00 AM - 02:00 PM


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