Most Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioners train for hobby purposes. It's quite often that people assume that Jiu-Jitsu gyms are full of young competitors, but that couldn't be further from the truth! Jiu-Jitsu really is for everyone that wants to do it. Don't let being out of shape be a reason not to try it. Don't let [...]
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Jiu-Jitsu keeps us in an active lifestyle! Jiu-Jitsu motivates us to take care of ourselves so we can train more. Many Jiu-Jitsu practitioners will find themselves eating healthier, doing auxiliary exercises and stretches that allow them to train more often. So the motivation to be able to train Jiu-Jitsu more often or more effective actually [...]
Jiu-Jitsu progression can have its perceived ups and downs. Each belt presents it's own challenges and rewards. Unlike many other martial arts it takes a very long time to achieve the rank of black belt. The 10 year average has held up pretty well across the generations of Jiu-Jitsu, some receiving it faster and some [...]
Having a strong yet flexible curriculum is a big part of how we share Jiu-Jitsu here at the Academy. Jiu-Jitsu is a constantly evolving martial art which makes keeping a curriculum both necessary and difficult at the same time. As Jiu-Jitsu has become much more popular over the years it has taken on different forms [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]