In the world of martial arts, Brazilian Jiujitsu is often considered one of the most complete and effective styles. It’s no wonder then that many people looking to start learning self-defense choose to begin their training with Brazilian Jiujitsu. But what makes Brazilian Jiujitsu so good for beginners? We’ll take a look at some of

Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu Programs

Adult Brazilian Jiu Jitsu  NOCO Jiujitsu provides a safe and challenging environment to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Our black belt instructors have years of experience teaching and competing in the sport. We offer classes for kids, teens, and adults of all levels. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced martial artist, we have a course

Things to do to improve in Jiu Jitsu

Improving Flexibility When you are learning a martial art like Brazilian Jiujitsu, flexibility is key. If you are not flexible, you will find it difficult to do the moves properly. You may also find that you are not as strong as you would like to be when trying to hold a position or defend yourself
Welcome to Episode 3 of Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu Student Stories.Watch as Instructor Matt Shoup, “zooms” in to speak with Nash Martin, a NOCO Jiu Jitsu student and professional chef. Nash Martin who lives in Windsor, Colorado details his journey from a jiu jitsu white belt to a jiu jitsu blue belt. Nash has transformed
Welcome to Episode 2 of Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu Student Stories. In this episode, Loveland Colorado Pastor and Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu blue belt Rick Scadden shares his story. Rick’s journey from four time felon to full time pastor has played out over the last 15 years. Rick shares how jiu jitsu and self defense
Welcome to Episode 1 of Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu Student Stories. In this episode, Troy Pettyjohn and Matt Shoup share their story of meeting each other through training jiu jitsu, and their journeys leading up to that point. Troy and Matt both grew up being bullied, and each found martial arts as a form of
Check out our students in action! We exist to improve and protect the lives of others in our community. Wether you or your child are thinking of learning self defense, building confidence, getting fit, and improving your life, stop by and try a class with us. At Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu, we teach Brazilian jiu
Andrea Jasper is a great friend and supporter of Northern Colorado Jitsu. She is a Brazilian jiu jitsu blue belt under Royce Gracie, and the founder of Jiu Jitsu Kisses, a blog that encourages and inspires women to learn self defense and jiu jitsu. Andrea recently wrote a guest blog for Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu
At Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu, we exist to improve and protect the lives of others in our community. We protect others and teach others how to protect themselves and their loved ones through teaching judo and Brazilian jiu jitsu. We improve their lives through a program created by academy co founder Matt Shoup called Leadership
Northern Colorado Jiu Jitsu Academy opened for business this week. Last week we hosted an open house where Loveland community members stopped by to tour our jiu jitsu academy. At the end of the open house, we presented four Loveland Police Department officers rifle rated vests and armor packages through the non profit Shield616. We