1. Capoeira? What Kind Of Martial Arts Training Is That?

      Most people have heard of mixed martial arts training, and nearly everyone can tell you that Jiu Jitsu is a martial art and not a dish at a Japanese restaurant. But Capoeira? It’s certainly not a word that’s become commonplace in American homes...yet. History: Capoeira (pronounce it like cap-oo-era and we’ll know what you’re talking about), like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, has its roots in…Read More

  2. Are Kids Martial Arts Classes Right For My Child?

    You might be asking yourself if our martial arts for kids will be right for you child? You know your son or daughter best, but here are some questions we’re pretty sure we can answer for you. Does you kid need exercise? — Yes! It doesn’t matter if you child is overweight or underweight, they still need exercise. Our kids martial arts classes, whether it’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or mixed marti…Read More

  3. 3 Ways That Our Kids Martial Arts Classes End Up Helping Us

      When it comes to our studio classes, few are more fun than our kids martial arts classes. While they are certainly structured, they give us a chance to enjoy our profession through new eyes, and make a welcome change from our adult classes. We can slow down: Martial arts are intense! Matches and sparring are often over before you know it. So in such a fast-paced sport, it’s important to b…Read More

  4. How Do Our Kids Martial Arts Classes Differ From Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai Training Classes?

    Many parents are reluctant to put their kids in martial arts classes because they’re either afraid their kid will get hurt or they’re afraid their kid will hurt someone. We’re happy to say that our classes aren’t just the same martial arts training classes that we teach our adults. The martial arts classes for kids are specially tailored for the way kids learn, focusing not only on techniq…Read More

  5. Why We’re Offering Two Weeks Of Our Mixed Martial Arts And Brazilian Jiu Jitsu For Free

      Why does anyone offer anything for free? It’s no surprise...give someone a taste of something good and they’re more likely to come back and buy it. So we have absolutely no problem offering two weeks of SubForce BJJ classes to you free of charge. We’re confident that if you try us you’ll keep coming back for more. But what is it about martial arts that makes people keep at it? You…Read More

  6. Your Martial Arts Training Will Quickly Make You Realize What The Movies Get Wrong

      We all know the movies are fantasy, and as we’re seeing something for the first time we know it’s not real. But humans are prone to forget where they learned information, so when you say “martial arts” their mind equates what they’ve seen on the screen with reality. As you start your martial arts training, whether it’s Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or Muay Thai kickboxing, you’ll quickl…Read More

  7. Won’t Kids Martial Arts Training Make My Kid More Violent?

      You’ve probably seen a few martial arts movies (or maybe you’ve seen hundreds!) While much of what you’ll see is total bunk, there is a thread of truth that runs through many of them that’s very true...it’s always better to have the discipline to not use force if it can be avoided. Of course, the heroes of martial arts movies are always forced into situations where force can’t b…Read More

  8. 6 ways Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Martial Arts Training Is Better Than A Gun

    The first thing you might ask is, why even make the connection between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and guns? Well, when we were talking about how BJJ levels the playing field, it reminded us of how guns also became a leveler. Before guns, if you were bigger and could swing a club harder, you were dominant. Guns came along and, for better or worse, made a weak person the equal of the strong. But learning a…Read More

  9. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Is An Excellent Martial Art For Kids And Adults

    You know that scene in movies where a regular-size person uses leverage to completely dominate a big beefy badguy so that he’ll leave them alone or give them information? That’s a good example of submission, a realistic way for smaller people to gain advantage in a dangerous situation. We like to think of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as the ultimate martial art for leveling the playing field (or in thi…Read More