Sheliah Lindsey if our first student to go from absolute beginner all the way to black belt! We are incredibly proud of her, and look forward to those that will follow the path that she has paved! Black belt is reserved for the select few human beings that make Jiu-Jitsu a big part of their [...]
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There's a saying that goes something like Easy times make weak people. Weak People make difficult times. Difficult times make Strong people. Strong people make easy times. Although it's a difficult truth to face, adversity is one of the greatest character building tools that we have as humans. Some of the strongest leaders and most [...]
Here at Magness Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu we believe in the value of Family! Cedar Hill Jiu-Jitsu is all about bringing people together from all walks of life for a common cause, which is getting better at Jiu-Jitsu! Any given day we have beginners, intermediate and advanced students on the mat. If you are interested in Jiu-Jitsu [...]
Here we have teacher and student training together. Here we have a 35 year age difference training together. Here we have a business professional and full time student training together. Here we have 2 people who would likely never meet outside of Jiu-Jitsu training together. This is just but a tiny example of how Jiu-Jitsu [...]
We've got lots of exciting things going on here at the Academy! We just completed the January AGF with great results, and look forward to competing in Jiu Jitsu world League later this month! Our Youth Advanced class is shining bright this month. Many kids being promoted and several getting close to the coveted yellow [...]
Although the competition aspect of Jiu-Jitsu is an individual performance, it is most definitely a group effort! This picture summarizes that pretty well! Support of family, friends, training partners, coaches, and many others goes into learning and mastering the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! This ties directly into our idea at the academy that "We Are [...]
Jiu Jitsu is evolving extremely fast. It wouldn't be a stretch to say it's one of the fastest evolving martial arts on the planet. One of the most common examples of this is the variety of rule sets that we are seeing in Jiu-Jitsu. These could be viewed as branches of the tree reaching out [...]
On November 2nd our very own Coach Sheliah Lindsey went to Denver, CO and challenged for the F2W 135 lb Brown Belt Championship! She secured a submission victory with a very strong RNC. Sheliah has become an extremely competent Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. Along with competing she teaches a class on Thursday, Friday and Sunday here at [...]
Many times we see in life that lasting friendships develop from people who have faced adversity together. It's quite often that this happens on the mat in Jiu-Jitsu. Training together day in and day out creates a bond that is founded on respect, integrity, perseverance, an a sprinkle of gratitude. Over the years i've seen [...]
We sent 3 competitors to the Fight 2 Win Jiu-Jitsu competition on October 4th. Sheliah Lindsey came home with the victory over a current UFC fighter. Sheliah submitted her accomplished opponent in 1 minute and 40 seconds with a triangle choke from the closed guard. Big Congratulations to Sheliah for her accomplishments in Jiu-Jitsu, we [...]