When it comes to success in jiu jitsu, the simple truth is that coaching matters. This is the reason why some academies are so successful in producing world champions, and why many head instructors trace their lineage with pictures of their coach and their coach’s coach on the dojo wall. Respect is given as an [...]
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The Secret Sauce: How competition helps your jiu-jitsu game Whether you are new to jiu jitsu or a veteran, one question you will eventually consider is whether to compete. This is a natural question because our development in jiu jitsu is relational. We train not just to get better compared to people who are not [...]
Many people who start jiu jitsu quit within the first year. Why do some beginners stick with jiu jitsu while others quit? The common explanations are that jiu jitsu is too hard, takes up too much time, causes injury, or that it is too expensive. To address the real reasons why some white belts quit [...]
Five tools learned in Jiu Jitsu that will help prepare children and maximize their potential The education children receive in school is as important as what is learned at home. But what can parents do to ensure their child benefits the most in school? While a parent cannot always be physically present, it is possible to give a child [...]
Participating in this fitness challenge, I was able to lose 30lbs in 3 months. It was more due to desperation, rather than inspiration, which made me want to join the contest and lose the weight. My increased weight was dramatically affecting my health, work, and lifestyle. I was suffering from chronic allergies, high blood pressure [...]
“There’s more philosophy in Jiu-jitsu mats than in any Ivy League school in America Renzo Gracie The list of accomplishments of Master Renzo in the realm of Jiu-jitsu is almost too long to compile, but probably his greatest accomplishment is who he is as a person. Anyone who hears Master Renzo speak, even briefly, whether [...]
DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE ANY OF THESE CHALLENGES? They are great kids but they just don’t listen, often being told to do something a hundred times before they actually do anything. They’re bright and intelligent, yet have trouble paying attention at home, in school or in any important situation, even being classified as an [...]
Take Your Combat Skills and Fitness to a New Level Kickboxing & MMA is an intense but FUN form of martial training that’s been embraced by some of the greatest athletes in the world. Come challenge yourself both physically and mentally with our Kickboxing & MMA classes! DO YOU WANT TO BECOME THE BEST [...]
Learn to Fight and Defend Yourself in a Fun Setting!!! Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is a martial art and fighting technique that is designed to help people of any size defend themselves. It’s also a terrific way to tone and firm your body and reap the health benefits of martial arts. ARE YOU DEALING WITH ANY OF [...]
Training Etiquette 1. In the Academy refer to Black-Belt instructors as Professor, Sifu or Sensei and none Black-Belt instructor as Coach. 2. All metal objects, jewelry, piercing, necklaces and other items should be removed. 3. Keep off that mats if you are sick. 4. No shoes, food, drink or cell phones in the [...]