My fear was that he is young so that he would lose interest. I was completely wrong. He has taken to learning from Roberto like a fish to water…
My name is Wilson Rodriguez and my son Aiden is 5 years old.I have been training with Roberto for almost a year and the things he has taught me have greatly improved my health and my life.
Roberto told me about the kids program and as soon as my son turned five, I asked what he would like to do. His answer was Jiu-jitsu. I was very proud to know that he wanted to learn the same thing as me. I had originally thought of putting him in just soccer, but to be fair to him I wanted him to make the choice.
My fear was that he is young so that he would lose interest. I was completely wrong. He has taken to learning from Roberto like a fish to water. He thinks its so cool that my instructor, is also his instructor.
I had no idea how much this decision would affect my sons life as well as my life, in a positive way. My son and I have now formed a very close bond.
- I cannot say enough good things about having a child in the BJJ class.
- My son beams with pride now.
- He learns to follow rules.
- He learns to respect his peers and his elders.
- This also helps him in the future with his health as well.
- He learns that good rewards come with hard work.
All these aspects will help him in life when he goes out into the world. Mostly what I love about the children’s classes is seeing the smile on my sons face when its his day to go to class.
Taking the classes as father and son has greatly improved our relationship with each other. Not many sports let you learn from the same coach/teacher. Seeing how Roberto takes the time to help the children with the drills and technique while still keeping it fun. As most parents know, kids learn a lot when they are having fun doing it! If I sacrifice just a little time, the payoff to my sons well being will definitely be worth it.
Our family has seen so many positives things come out it that our youngest son Sebastian will definitely be signed up when he turns 5. I would suggest anyone thinking of a sport for their child to come in and check it out. You will not be disappointed.