This program focuses on several aspects of wellness. In addition to physical jiu-jitsu skills teens are introduced to concepts of self control, responsibility and respect. The teen program was developed with teens in mind. Training with peers that are similar in size assists students to roll safetly, comfortably, and to progress at a faster rate. Tournament preparation is especially advantageous with training partners in the same weight class. The specific age group in the program allows for a safe and social environment. Instructors at Cavalo strive to teach foundational techniques of jiu-jitsu to set a solid foundation for the more advanced skills.