Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu training has become very popular over the last couple of decades. The first Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), back in 1993, turned the martial arts world upside down. Royce Gracie won easily. There was something very interesting about his win:...
Half Guard in Mixed Martial Arts

Half Guard in Mixed Martial Arts

The half guard is a great position when on the bottom.  What’s best about it, is that it can be used in BJJ with and without the gi, as well as mixed martial arts. The half guard gives you the ability to take the back or reverse your opponent fast.  This way you...
Dedication in BJJ

Dedication in BJJ

In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, there are many abilities that can help a practitioner get better. Of course, having strength, speed, coordination, and many others are good.  However, people overlook perhaps the most important quality to have: dedication. Why is dedication so...
Fundamentals in BJJ Should Be Learned First

Fundamentals in BJJ Should Be Learned First

When starting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, white belts have to learn and perform many techniques. This can be a very difficult task. Besides learning the techniques in class, there are many techniques available online, particularly, YouTube.  It is common to see a world...
Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training for Self Defense

Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training for Self Defense

The are many values that a kid gains from martial arts.  Martial arts provide many benefits that a child can use to better their life.  Self defense is definitely an important one.  There are many good martial arts styles that prepare kids for self defense.  They all...