1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Equipment Required For Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes

    Many martial arts require lots of practice and tournament equipment...glove, guards, punching dummies, helmets, and so much more. But when it comes to Brazilian jiu jitsu classes, you’re in luck! BJJ has a very low barrier-to-entry when it comes to equipment. Gi: This isn’t ancient wrestling, so you’re going to need some dedicated clothes! A “gi,” also known as a keikogi, is the uniform …Read More

  7. Why You’ll Love Our Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes

      When it comes to exercise, the most important rule is “do something you love.” Because if you find yourself dreading exercise every day, eventually you’ll simply stop doing it. That’s why we offer a two-week trial before you even have to pay a dime. We want to bring you in and show you how much fun our Brazilian jiu jitsu classes can be. Why are we so sure that you’ll enjoy it? In…Read More

  8. Why Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Martial Arts Training Shapes Your Body

      There are thousands of ways to get exercise, and every one seems to suggest that it’s the best at “toning your body” or “losing weight.” But how many of them are fun? And how many of them make you look forward to working out every week? Brazilian jiu jitsu is a great way to enjoy exercise, all the while learning self defense and feeling better about yourself. But how exactly is it…Read More

  9. 3 Ways Our MMA, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes Work For Both Kids And Adults

      While the title of this article is “3 Ways Our MMA, Muay Thai, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes Work For Both Kids And Adults,” it might as well be “Adults Want To Have Fun Like Kids Do.” Martial arts can be serious business...it’s a multi-billion dollar industry and people have devoted their entire lives to it. And there’s not doubt that we take our martials arts training seriou…Read More

  10. Should Your Kid Take Our Mixed Martial Arts Or Jiu Jitsu Classes?

    Here At Dragon Spirit Martial Arts, we have classes for kids and adults, and we break the kids out by age. Makes sense, right? But how do you decide which of our kids martial arts classes is right for your child? Well, we’d love to meet you and your child and help you decide. But here are a few thoughts on what to expect from the different classes we offer. Jiu Jitsu classes: Jiu jitsu classes a…Read More