1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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