Vimy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Vimy BJJ is North America’s only sports-alternative program combining both junior high and high school academics and Brazilian jiu-jitsu training. Working out of Vimy Ridge Academy and Donnan School in association with Edmonton Public Schools, the program is designed for boys and girls in Grades 7 through 12 and provides student-athletes with the opportunity to learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu techniques in a safe and controlled environment.
Student-athletes who attend Vimy Ridge Academy can enroll in Vimy BJJ at any time without previous experience in Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Vimy Ridge student-athletes participate in BJJ training at Donnan School on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons from 1-3:20p.m. On Tuesday and Thursday afternoons Vimy BJJ student-athletes remain at Vimy and participate in Physical Education programming.
Vimy BJJ student-athletes are provided with free transportation from Vimy Ridge Academy to Donnan School on each programming day.
Our program helps young adults improve their “self”. Self-defense, self-esteem, self-confidence and self-discipline. student-athletes will also demonstrate an improvement in strength, flexibility, and body awareness along with developing skills within sport jiu-jitsu, wrestling and judo.
The program has been designed to help student-athletes develop character traits such as respect, courage, compassion, perseverance, grit and maximum effort. On average, student-athletes receive 7 hours of jiu-jitsu instruction per week! Cross-training is incorporated on a weekly basis as well giving Vimy BJJ student-athletes an opportunity to develop cross over skills and strength in yoga, gymnastics and crossfit. For more information, please visit the Vimy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu website.
To book a Shadow Day, please click the following link:
Vimy Brazilian Jui Jitsu Shadow Day
Applications can be accepted starting February 2, 2021.
DIGITAL - If you choose to fill out the package digitally, first save it to your computer, then fill out the forms.
HARD COPY - If you choose to print the package, please print SINGLE SIDED as parts of the application are uploaded to different files.
After filling out the appropriate registration package, you need to fill out the secure Google Form. As you fill out this Google Form, follow the prompts to submit all the required documents.
Select the appropriate grade level package:
Grade 7 Registration Package
Grade 8 Registration Package
Grade 9 Registration Package
High School Registration Package
The Junior High Honours document is optional. If you are interested in applying for this academic stream and meet the criteria, please complete the Junior High Honours document below and attach it in the spot provided on the Google Form.
Junior High Honours Application
As Vimy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is offered through our partners at AAD, please also complete the following AAD Registration Documents that are specific to AAD programs and submit along with the appropriate grade level package when you follow the process found in the secure Google Form.
AAD Registration Documents
In addition to completing the grade level package and AAD forms, student-athletes who are applying to Vimy Brazilian Jiu Jitsu must also register online with AAD. This is where you will provide information for program payment.
AAD Online Registration
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If you would like more information about Vimy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). Please click the follwoing link:
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