Lakewood resident Rob Ables is opening the studio after 15 years working for other studios. He doesn’t have investors and is doing it all on his own, including a 26-day renovation of the space.
The studio will specialize in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a grappling style of fighting that is used in the UFC. Ables says he might add boxing classes later. The studio will offer adult classes five days a week and children’s classes four days a week. For the rest of the year, a monthly membership is $100 for adults and $80 for children, and members get unlimited access to classes. There is no sign-up fee, but students must buy uniforms, which cost between $50 and $200, Ables says.
He says children as young as 5 can take classes there. "I train people to have more confidence and have fun and work on our goals," he says.
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