Editorial
Jiu Jitsu
March, 2011 - Article by Aaron Cress

Mixed Martial Arts has an appeal to individuals looking for training in self-defense and for competition. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is popular style of fighting that focuses on submission grappling, pressure points, and wrestling. Aaron Helfenberger is the instructor of the Jiu Jitsu club at UNCC and is also the owner of Lake Norman Mixed Martial Arts Academy for all ages in Huntersville NC. Aaron has been coaching the Jiu Jitsu club at UNCC for the past 5 years. The club is open to all students and practice is held on Tuesday and Thursday nights at 7:00 pm in the Belk Gym. Aaron’s classes consist of learning a move, practicing the move, and adding additional combinations to make the move more successful for different weights and sizes of individuals.

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Caption:Aaron Helfenberger is the instructor of the Jiu Jitsu club at UNC Charlotte.--Photo by: Aaron Cress--

To find out more about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu visit UNC Charlotte Jiu Jitsu Club

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Caption:Aaron Helfenberger is the instructor of the Jiu Jitsu club at UNC Charlotte.--Photo by: Aaron Cress--