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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. …
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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…
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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…
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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…

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…

5 Reasons Your Kids Should Be Learning Jiu Jitsu

There are many reasons why parents choose Jiu Jitsu for their children. Kids can learn great problem solving skills while becoming more disciplined individuals. Here are the top 5 reasons your kids should be learning Jiu Jitsu. #1. Self Defense The…

Should I Start BJJ At My Age?

There have been many times a new kid walks through the doors of the BJJ school which I call my home. And when I say “kid” I really mean KID. I am talking about someone who is 11 to 14 years of age! And every time one of these 11 to 14 year…

How To Train With Everyone In BJJ

How To Flow Roll In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Consider these wise thoughts from excellent Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Coach, Nick “Chewy” Albin aka @Chewjitsu: “What is BJJ Flow Rolling? Is it a good way to rep Brazilian Jiu-jitsu techniques? Defining…

3 Tips for White Belt Jiu Jitsu Students

3 Tips For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu White Belts Until you get acclimated on the mats, the first few months of training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for a complete beginner can be a little overwhelming. A good analogy is the first time you learned to ride…