Words of Wisdom For Muay Thai Beginners

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Approximately 3.58 million people in the U.S. participated in martial arts during 2016, meaning that the popularity of these ancient disciplines only continues to grow. If you’re interested in taking classes at a local martial arts studio, you might be worried about where to start. Muay Thai, in particular, can be quite intimidating for many… Read more »

The Gracie Jiu Jitsu Journey

If you study Gracie Jiu Jitsu from a reputable Instructor/Academy it will be one of the most exciting and challenging journeys you will ever take. Gracie Jiu Jitsu is not just about self-defense or getting in shape. It is about understanding yourself, those around you and life in general at a deeper level. When you… Read more »

The Health Benefits of Jiu Jitsu

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As a longstanding martial arts tradition, Jiu Jitsu is an excellent tool for the body and the mind alike. Due to recent popularity, Jiu Jitsu classes are available all around the world. Whether you’re experienced or just starting out, the benefits of Jiu Jitsu are numerous. There is no shortage of available practices and traditions… Read more »

4 Reasons Why Martial Arts is a GREAT Family Activity

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Martial Arts have been a mainstay of life for thousands of years in some countries. In fact, there are some reports of tai chi being used as far back as 2500 years! The benefits of practicing martial arts are varied, and many. Listed below are just a few. Martial Arts as exercise In the US,… Read more »

Why Learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Basics Is a Positive Good

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Basics Workout For A Better You Brazilian jiu jitsu is a martial art that is good for more than just the body. Learning Brazilian jiu jitsu basics can help you both physically and mentally. We’ll look at some of the many physical and mental benefits of Brazilian jiu jitsu. Physical Benefits of… Read more »

How to Avoid Injury When Enjoying The Benefits of Jiu Jitsu

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You already know the benefits of jiu jitsu, but do you know how to avoid injury in this contact martial art? It’s a good question that has several good answers. If you are practicing martial arts, or are a parent to an aspiring jiu jitsu master, then keep these tips in mind. Avoid Injury There… Read more »

How to Practice Jiu Jitsu Safely

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In 2017, approximately 2.38 million Americans age six and older took martial arts training for fitness reasons.   Of course, with serious martial arts training comes the potential for serious injury, if you aren’t careful. And your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu class is no exception.   However, there are many benefits of Jiu Jitsu, and one… Read more »

3 Prep Tips For Your First Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Class

Martial arts classes are immensely popular among participants of all ages. In fact, nearly 3.58 million people over the age of six participated in these disciplines during 2016 alone. But if you’ve recently signed up for your first Jiu Jitsu class, for example, you might be a bit apprehensive about what that initial meeting might… Read more »

Positive Self-Direction Using Martial Arts to Develop a Winners Attitude

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Martial Arts to Develop a Winners Attitude. “Winners in life have clearly defined, constantly referred to, game plans and purposes. They know where they’re going every day, every month, every year. Their objectives range all the way from daily priorities to lifetime goals. And when they’re not actively pursuing their goals, they’re thinking about them—hard!… Read more »

How Martial Arts Can Help Your Child Thrive

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With so many extra curricular options available to children, it can be tough for parents to select the right activities that will help their kids to develop essential skills. Although after school sports leagues are a popular choice, the benefits of BJJ and other martial arts disciplines can allow young children to grow physically, mentally,… Read more »