1. 3 More Advantage To Bringing Your Child To Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes

    We talked in our last blog about four of the most important qualities that your child will learn when they’re in a martial arts class like Brazilian jiu jitsu. But those were far from the only things your kid can learn. Depending on what’s most important to you, these might be even more enticing to you. Focus - Children are meant to be active, and it’s not surprising that most kids just get …Read More

  2. 4 Ways Kids Martial Arts Training Can Help Your Rutherford Child

      We’re big fans of martial arts for kids. But you might say “of course you are, that’s your business.” True, but if we were car dealers or accountants we’d still recognize the many, many advantages that come with martials arts for children of any age. Let’s take a look at some of the most tangible. They’re More Active — At first it might just seem like the typical cycle of an…Read More

  3. Refer a Friend To Our MMA, Kickboxing, or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Class and Get $100!

      When you start taking MMA, kickboxing, or Brazilian jiu jitsu classes, there’s one thing we always encourage: make new friends. After all, you’re going to be physically interacting with these people, and while rivalries do happen, they’re most often between new friends who are trying to push each other to be their best. This is true whether you’re here for adult or kids martial arts…Read More

  4. Some More Equipment You Need (Or Might Need) In A Muay Thai Gym

      We recently told you about three of the most basic pieces of equipment you’ll need when you’re in a Muay Thai gym: shorts, groin protection, and gloves. But it can go well beyond that. Here’s some more stuff that you probably won’t want to do without. Shin Guards: What’s up with shins, anyway? Nearly every part of your body has more protection than your shins. Because they’re so…Read More

  5. Some Equipment You’ll Need For Muay Thai Training

      We’ve talked before about how much equipment you’ll need for Brazilian jiu jitsu training (turns out it’s not that much). And we’ve talked about what you might need for MMA training (not much in the ring, but a fair amount in the gym). So what about Muay Thai fighting? Here are the most common pieces of clothing and equipment you’ll need for Muay Thai training. Shorts: When you se…Read More

  6. The Takedowns And Throws You Can Learn In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

      While sparring starts with the two opponents standing up, it almost always ends up with both of them on the ground. Everyone who participates in Brazilian jiu jitsu expects this, and it’s a mainstay of the sport. But the fight has to get there somehow, doesn’t it? That’s where takedowns and throws come into play. We’re here to tell you about some of the more common ways to hit the g…Read More

  7. The Moves You’ll Learn During Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training

    We’ve talked so much about the benefits your mind, body, and character you can get when you take part in Brazilian jiu jitsu training, but we haven’t brought up the specific moves you can learn in our Brazilian jiu jitsu classes. There are dozens of moves in BJJ, but these can be broken out into three basic categories which correspond to the order of most fights. (Specific moves will be addres…Read More

  8. Back to the Basics: Why Are You Interested In Martial Arts Classes Like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Training?

    Over the past year our online presence has really grown here at Subforce BJJ and Dragon Spirit. We’ve posted dozens of blogs, everything from “do martial arts classes make my child violent” to “what the teachers learn from their students when teaching Brazilian jiu jitsu.” Sometimes you have to take a step back and take a look at the big picture...why do adults and kids alike want to joi…Read More

  9. More Pieces of MMA Equipment You’ll Want For Mixed Martial Arts Training

      We recently talked about some of the gear you need for Brazilian jiu jitsu and for mixed martial arts training. Most recently we talked about the gloves, clothing, and guards that you will want to invest in if you are interested in becoming the best MMA fighter you can be. No doubt, there are many pieces of gear you can buy, and some are more important than others. Here are a few more piece…Read More

  10. The Equipment Required For Mixed Martial Arts Training

        We recently blogged about the minimal amount of equipment you’ll need for a Brazilian jiu jitsu class. But what about mixed martial arts training? What kind of equipment will you be needing for MMA? Well, there’s a lot more, that’s certain! Here’s a primer on the stuff that you need and some stuff that can be very useful.. Clothing: You won’t want to wear just any clothes t…Read More