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What’s Wrong With BJJ

I have to say that the Gracies have made a huge contribution to my life.  I love Jiu-Jitsu.  It is one of the most amazing martial arts I have ever encountered, that I am still challenged and mystified by.  I am very thankful to them. They have helped make me a more complete martial artist and […]

The Meaning of the Bow

In my opinion, bowing is the most important technique in all of the martial arts.  In this post I will explain what the different types of bows are why the bow is so important.

How To Not Quit Jiu-Jitsu (part 2)

continued from part 1… I have been training martial arts since 1987.  It is not a long time, but one of the things I am most proud of is that I have never quit.  The only time I have taken off was due to injury.  One thing I can honestly say is that at least […]

Can Martial Arts Training Make You More Peaceful?

” There is nothing so gentle as real strength.  The man who is at peace with himself is less likely to war with others.” Years ago I heard an instructor that I was training under give a sales presentation to a single mother for her son and her to train in martial arts.  My instructor […]