Our kickboxing program led by Jay Khamthong has gained quite a bit of momentum since he started it up last year! Jay has built this program from the ground up working with beginners and creating students that understand the fundamentals of kickboxing! If you are interested in striking martial arts, definitely come check out his [...]
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There is a long time debate in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on whether or not you should train in the traditional Gi or let it go and train No-Gi! There can be many valid arguments made on each side of the debate. In the end, it comes down to why you are training. It's very important to [...]
Did you know that we offer individual lessons here at the Academy? Yep! Many of our members may have difficulty making the regular class times. Sometimes people feel the need some extra help with their Jiu-Jitsu. Private Jiu-Jitsu lessons give you the opportunity to fix large deficits in your Jiu-Jitsu comprehension. It also allows you [...]
The Bond of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is very strong! These kiddos above have been training together for a while and you can see the bond they have developed while training. There is something special about the respect you develop for each other in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. To the outsiders eyes it may be difficult to see the [...]
Training should be a balance between hard work and play! Much like life we need to keep a balance of times being serious and times of being goofy! Jiu-Jitsu should always be approached this way, a balanced and healthy approach. Many times we can get caught up in our pursuit of excellence in Jiu-Jitsu that [...]
Understanding Jiu-Jitsu is a very simple concept, yet extremely difficult to completely accomplish. If I had to summarize understanding Jiu-Jitsu I would put it as: Knowing what to do in any given grappling situation. Understanding your options, and understanding your opponents options. Understanding the proper direction to move into, after having calculated your opponents strengths [...]
Coach Sean Asuncion has nurtured and developed an incredibly successful kids Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu program! Sean communicates with the kids in a manner that allows them to not only have fun, but consistently learn as well! Sean has been the head of the kids Jiu-Jitsu program here for about 3 years. He works full time during [...]
Many times Jiu-Jitsu becomes a family hobby! With all the positive benefits for both children and adults its very common to see entire families training at the academy! Here is our Muay Thai Coach and his son training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu! You can find these two guys on the mat daily! Not only are they [...]
Big congratulations to Tommy Nichol for winning the Battle for the Ages (14-16) lightweight championship. Tommy had 3 tough matches for the day. He won his first match by rear naked choke in just under 1 minute. He finished his second match in 3 minutes by arm bar. In the final match he had a [...]
One of the greatest benefits of Jiu-Jitsu is that it allows those that practice it to face adversity on a regular basis. I've written about this before, but I feel it's so important to talk about because of the society we live in. Life can become very easy and we get to where we take [...]