In our , 173 people voted for the dojo with the know-how in Watsonville.
And the winner is:
The school received 97 votes in the contest, a heated race with and the . The latter two martial arts studios received three comments from clients and parents of students; Claudio Franca got two.
"Claudio Franca is a great place to learn something new and be welcomed and embraced by big hearted people who are also passionate about the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu," Heather Lynn Foh-Getabowtit wrote in comments on the Readers' Choice poll.
Jiu Jitsu seems to be growing in popularity. is one of three Jiu Jitsu programs to open in Watsonville in recent months and also has a studio in Santa Cruz.
"Claudio Franca Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is the best place to train wether you are in Watsonville or Santa Cruz," Arturo commented on the poll. "Great instructors, great training partners, great atmosphere overall.
Claudio Franca also runs a studio in Santa Cruz, and . Quite the sweep!
Check out the poll below to see all of the votes in Watsonville.
Martial arts students—or fans of any other local business—should review it on Patch. How many stars does your favorite spot in town deserve and why? Rate it here.