1. 9 More Benefits You Can Get From Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes

    In our previous blog we touched on some of the most common benefits you can get from martial arts classes in general and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes in particular. Sure, it gets you a stronger body and increases your endurance, but it also makes you more limber while improving your perception of how your body moves through a particular space (proprioception). Of course, BJJ classes also have the s…Read More

  2. How Your Child Can Benefit From Martial Arts for Kids

      Most parents are looking for ways to encourage their children to find activities that appeal to them. Sometimes it’s soccer, sometimes it’s piano, and sometimes it’s simply a child following in their parent’s footsteps and taking up boating! So as you’re looking for activities for your children in the Lyndhurst area, you might wonder if kids’ martial arts is for them? If they’ve n…Read More

  3. Are you a FUNCTIONAL Martial Artist?

    The common perception of a black belt martial artist is that they are masters of pugilism. Unfortunately, NOT all martial artists can actually scrap. Who, or what, is to blame for such a shocking epidemic? Perhaps, it's in the delivery system of the information and the methods used in class. I have been to classes where student A throws a cooperative jab punch, leaving it out there for student…Read More

  4. Unexpected Benefits of Taking a Martial Arts Class

    People take martial arts classes for many reasons, the most common of which is to defend themselves in a situation that might improve their outcome in a fight. But that’s far from the only benefit that people can get from joining us at our martial arts school. While different martial arts will affect the body and mind in various ways, there are many advantages you can expect to see from our Braz…Read More

  5. Be Aware of Fraudulent Martial Artists…

    In my mere 14 years of training martial arts,  I have crossed paths with some really self-absorbed, tough-talking, sociopathic "on" martial artists.  Some claim a flawless, fight record and tell tales that sound more like a superhero's daily routine.  They talk and walk with an untouchable aura. I have also seen these types of martial artists get an unsavory, not-so-nice,  physical beat down…Read More

  6. Responding To Some Reviews About Our Martial Arts Classes

    During all this time of writing blogs, we’ve never taken the time to stop and respond to some of the reviews we’ve received about our martial arts classes. Lucky for us, we have a lot of reviews and nearly every one has something nice to say about about us. Sometimes customers bring up points that we’ve never discussed before, so we thought we’d spend some time responding to our Google rev…Read More

  7. LOSE YOUR EGO notes

    When a person tries so hard to remove their ego, they get caught up within their ego. We can not be rid of the ego.  We can learn to banish it's domineering nature and relegate it to the backound of our mind. We must empty our mind of materialistic attachments and egotistical vanity.  Forget the self. When a martial artist is physically relaxed and mentally calm, he is in a controlled state of c…Read More

  8. The more you learn, the less you use.

    How many moves will you learn in martial arts training? You might learn hundreds of techniques throughout your journey, but you don't necessarily need to master every one...especially not right away. Can you fit hundreds of tools in your tool box?  Are you bringing a saw to hammer a nail? Because if nails are all you're going to encounter every day, then you'd better get pretty good with that h…Read More

  9. How to perform Techniques faster

    You know, we could beat around the bush all day telling you how to get better, but in fact it's  very simple... Drill your techniques fast.  Drill like how you want to perform.  Want to get faster at throwing jabs in Muay Thai?  Throw faster jabs. Once you have the technique down, don't hold back. You'll get faster and stronger Want to get faster scissor sweeping?  Perform them as fast as you…Read More

  10. Benefits of Developing Patience

    No matter what you're trying to do, you have to be patient. That includes in your martial arts classes and in many other physical and mental activites. It's also important to be PATIENT in: Losing weight Making decisions Getting faster and stronger Recovering from injury Becoming a black belt in any martial art: BJJ, Muay Thai, or otherwise. Reaching your goals _______________________ The Benefi…Read More