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Are you struggling to be your best self on the competition mat?

Are you struggling to be your best self on the competition mat?

By Gustavo Dantas How many times have you felt frustrated and disappointed after a match, because you knew that you could have done so much better than what you have showed? You probably kept telling yourself: “That was not me there, I didn’t perform the way I practiced, I’m so much better than that!”Most likely without even realizing, […]


Bouncing back from injuries in Jiu-Jitsu

Bouncing back from injuries in Jiu-Jitsu

Bouncing back from injuries   Imagine that you are at the top of your competition game. You’re getting positive results and everything is cruising along, when suddenly you break your hand, whether in competition or training…You might start thinking: “I won’t be able to perform/train in the sport that I love, this sucks, a minor […]


WHAT STOPS YOU FROM TRAINING JIU JITSU?

WHAT STOPS YOU FROM TRAINING JIU JITSU?

By Kanani Guerra Have you ever invited a friend to try Jiu Jitsu? Many people are wary of trying a class. Here are a few of the most common reasons (or excuses) that we hear from those who haven’t tried Jiu Jitsu. Check it out and read why these reasons shouldn’t stop you. Then find […]


The Psychology Of Jiu Jitsu

The Psychology Of Jiu Jitsu

You probably already know about all the physical benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and how it’s a great self-defense technique but did you know that there’s a lot of psychology to it, too. I have clients in Tempe, Arizona that came in just for the exercise or self-defense element and found it also helped them […]


Nutrition Tips For Martial Arts

Nutrition Tips For Martial Arts

Whether you’re participating in a sport, doing body building or simply want to stay healthy, you need to eat nutritious foods. Your body is like any type of machine, but the difference is, you can’t go buy another when it fails. If you only had one car for life, you’d baby that one car like […]


There Are No Bad Positions In Jiu Jitsu

There Are No Bad Positions In Jiu Jitsu

You don’t have to specialize in any technique and can focus on getting good at them all or pick one and hone your skills dramatically. No one is better than another. You’ll find there are no bad positions in Jiu Jitsu if you’ve developed the skills. During a match or even a roll, it doesn’t […]


Make New Friends In BJJ

Make New Friends In BJJ

Working out by yourself in a gym is pretty lonely AND boring. It’s definitely not a place that’s conducive to making friends. Unless you go to the gym for years or go to the gym with friends, it can be pretty lonely. That’s because each person is working on his or her own individual goal […]


Jiu Jitsu Is Great For Discipline

Jiu Jitsu Is Great For Discipline

It’s said that the biggest enemy you have in life is yourself, if you don’t have discipline and self-control. That’s very true. Discipline will help you get through some difficult tasks when you might feel like quitting and give you the help to turn failure into success. Jiu Jitsu helps develop discipline, no matter what […]


BJJ Is Fun

BJJ Is Fun

If you want a great workout that will hold your interest and make you look forward to the next session, try BJJ. BJJ is fun and keeps your interest, so you don’t notice how fast the time goes. Before you know it, you’ve finished the session and it’s time to leave. It leaves you excited […]


Why Try Jiu Jitsu

Why Try Jiu Jitsu

If you’re looking for a workout that provides more, consider Jiu Jitsu. There are a lot of ways to workout in Tempe, Arizona. Jiu Jitsu is just one of those ways. It’s different from many of the others that provide the traditional workout machines, since it actually requires focus and concentration. It’s more than just […]