Yoga Class in Cromwell CT

5 Great Reasons to Practice Yoga

You wouldn’t believe how often I am asked about why I do yoga, why other people should do it, and what the benefits are. The truth is the reasons I practice yoga are personal, just as they should be for anyone. Of course, there are many physical…
Jiu Jitsu Throw in Martial Arts Class in Cromwell CT

How To “Get Back On The Horse”

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or any grappling martial art, how do you get back on the proverbial horse after you have fallen off? It has happened to the best of us. An injury or life event gets in the way and we lose our consistency with getting to…

How Kids Become Disciplined Through Martial Arts

Discipline could be the most important trait to teach to children these days. It’s certainly necessary in modern times, with kids growing increasingly independent. How can we build trust in our children that they will have enough discipline…
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6 Reasons Why 80% Of People FAIL In The Gym

According to some study, somewhere, 80% of people fail in the gym and never achieved any semblance of the goal there were looking to achieve. I think you would agree that most people start off their fitness path by joining their local gym. …
Cardio Kickboxing & Self Defense Training in Cromwell
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Is Cardio Kickboxing Good For Self Defense?

This is a great question, and one that many newcomers to cardio kick boxing have pondered... "Will I learn how to defend myself in a cardio kickboxing class?" The truth is - No. I'm sorry, I don't want to burst your bubble, but after 25+…
Kids Jiu Jitsu Classes in Cromwell CT

How Jiu-Jitsu Helps Kids In School

Jiu-Jitsu is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give to a child. Not only does the child learn valuable self-defense skills, respect, become more disciplined and develop a strong self of confidence, but it also helps kids in the school…
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The BS Of Self Defense - 5 Myths

The 5 BS Myths of Self-Defense Training Self-defense... as a term, is sometimes too broad.  The word itself is thrown around and marketed so much, that it's tough to actually understand what it is AND what you can expect from learning self-defense. Recently…
Takedown For Jiu Jitsu

Top 3 Takedowns For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Learn 3 Highly Effective Takedowns for BJJ Takedowns for Jiu Jitsu are a vital skill that most BJJ players tend to ignore over learning glamorous guard sweeps and submissions.  But learning takedowns doesn't have to be a daunting task.  Here…
Kids Jiu Jitsu in Cromwell CT

How Jiu-Jitsu Prevents Bullying

Bullying is one of the saddest, most challenging experiences and scarring for both the parents and children. It's hard to address the problem with schools or God forbid other parents, so what are you supposed to do for kids who are getting…
Strength Training For Women

3 Lies About Strength Training For Women

The phrase strength training itself brings up images of hulk like men grunting, lifting heavy weights, listening to anger death metal and chugging protein shakes. While this may be true at some of the "hardcore gyms", most strength training…

5 Reasons You’ll Love Cardio Kickboxing

If you’re looking for a great way to spice up your fitness routine then look no further! Cardio Kickboxing is just for you. It’s a fun and exciting workout that you won’t get tired of. Not only that but you’ll get in great shape and…

Your Training Partners Are Your Tribe

There is a strange part of human behavior that most “normal folks” do not know about. Those of us who struggle together bond together. Not only do we bond, we bond on a deeply primal level. It is something with in us that we desire. When…