Programs

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a highly effective martial art focused on ground-based grappling and submission attacks that is garnering the attention of many due to its frequent and practical application in the world of Mixed Martial Arts.  Classes at Renzo Gracie Woodland Park are taught with an emphasis on fundamentals and personal safety. Students typically begin each class with functional warm ups, followed by guided technique practice performed with a training partner, before engaging in live sparring rounds at an intensity level they are comfortable with.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a highly effective martial art focused on ground-based grappling and submission attacks that is garnering the attention of many due to its frequent and practical application in the world of Mixed Martial Arts.

Classes at Renzo Gracie Woodland Park are taught with an emphasis on fundamentals and personal safety. Students typically begin each class with functional warm ups, followed by guided technique practice performed with a training partner, before engaging in live sparring rounds at an intensity level they are comfortable with.
Judo is a martial art, Olympic sport, and philosophy that originated in Japan that was founded by Jigoro Kano, having developed it from the original Japanese Jujutsu.  Through a unique partnership with Camal Judo Academy, students of Renzo Gracie Woodland Park are eligible to attend one Judo class per week at no additional charge, or attend unlimited Judo classes at a discounted rate, under the tutelage of Sensei Anthony "Tony" Camal.  Tony Camal is a 6th Dan Black Belt, Judo National Championship Bronze Medalist, seven-time New Jersey state champion, and has operated Camal Judo Academy since 1996. As a coach, Sensei Camal has produced many junior national, senior national and international competitors and is a popular and influential figure in the United States Judo community.

Kodokan Judo

Judo is a martial art, Olympic sport, and philosophy that originated in Japan that was founded by Jigoro Kano, having developed it from the original Japanese Jujutsu.

Through a unique partnership with Camal Judo Academy, students of Renzo Gracie Woodland Park are eligible to attend one Judo class per week at no additional charge, or attend unlimited Judo classes at a discounted rate, under the tutelage of Sensei Anthony “Tony” Camal.

Tony Camal is a 6th Dan Black Belt, Judo National Championship Bronze Medalist, seven-time New Jersey state champion, and has operated Camal Judo Academy since 1996. As a coach, Sensei Camal has produced many junior national, senior national and international competitors and is a popular and influential figure in the United States Judo community.
Submission Grappling classes taught at Renzo Gracie Woodland Park combine techniques born from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Freestyle Wrestling, and Sambo. Students attend classes wearing compression rashguards and shorts in lieu of the traditional martial arts Gi and train techniques that are more closely applicable to Mixed Martial Arts.

Submission Grappling

Submission Grappling classes taught at Renzo Gracie Woodland Park combine techniques born from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Freestyle Wrestling, and Sambo. Students attend classes wearing compression rashguards and shorts in lieu of the traditional martial arts Gi and train techniques that are more closely applicable to Mixed Martial Arts.
Seminars are an excellent way for a martial arts school to impart new knowledge upon their students, extend their marketing reach, and form lifelong relationships. Visiting teachers will often show a technique that is highly specialized or offers a different perspective to the school's student body.  Jamie Cruz is a seminar veteran, conducting an average of ten seminars per year in the tri-state area of New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut. Jamie specializes in, and is widely known for, techniques stemming from Butterfly Guard as well as his heavy pressure passing style.
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Please use our contact form to inquire about rates and availability.

Seminars

Seminars are an excellent way for a martial arts school to impart new knowledge upon their students, extend their marketing reach, and form lifelong relationships. Visiting teachers will often show a technique that is highly specialized or offers a different perspective to the school’s student body.

Jamie Cruz is a seminar veteran, conducting an average of ten seminars per year in the tri-state area of New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut. Jamie specializes in, and is widely known for, techniques stemming from Butterfly Guard as well as his heavy pressure passing style. ​

Please use our contact form to inquire about rates and availability.
Private lessons are an invaluable tool to accelerate a student's progress and to troubleshoot any problems. The dedicated one-on-one attention will allow for fine-tuning of a particular technique and correct any critical flaws that have been exposed.  Jamie Cruz offers private lessons to any student regardless of school affiliation and can conduct private lessons at Renzo Gracie Woodland Park or other school of the student's choosing. Students may attend a private lesson by themselves or in a group if they so desire. It is recommended that students have questions prepared ahead of time. However, if they arrive with no specific concerns, Jamie may also personally assess what a student needs improvement in the most.  Please use our contact form to inquire about rates and availability.

Private Lessons

Private lessons are an invaluable tool to accelerate a student’s progress and to troubleshoot any problems. The dedicated one-on-one attention will allow for fine-tuning of a particular technique and correct any critical flaws that have been exposed.

Jamie Cruz offers private lessons to any student regardless of school affiliation and can conduct private lessons at Renzo Gracie Woodland Park or other school of the student’s choosing. Students may attend a private lesson by themselves or in a group if they so desire. It is recommended that students have questions prepared ahead of time. However, if they arrive with no specific concerns, Jamie may also personally assess what a student needs improvement in the most.

Please use our contact form to inquire about rates and availability.