Does Training Jiu Jitsu Get Easier?

Does Training Jiu Jitsu Get Easier?

Does Training Jiu Jitsu Get Easier? It is challenging to train Jiu Jitsu. Those of us who have trained Jiu Jitsu for any amount of time know that training gives us a beating both physically and emotionally. It is important to understand, especially for those who are...

Andre Galvao Seminar 2019

Andre Galvao Seminar 2019

Andre Galvao Seminar 2019 We had an amazing seminar by Professor Andre Galvao today. It is always a privilege and honor to share the mat with him and learn from him. He dropped some incredible knowledge about Jiu Jitsu, competing and life. He truly embodies courage...

Team Competition with U.S. Grappling

Team Competition with U.S. Grappling

Team Competition with U.S. Grappling Our kids did another amazing job yesterday at the U.S. Grappling competition in Richmond! Each of them fought well, had great results, and showed incredible sportsmanship. We couldn't be more proud of them! And a huge thanks to the...

Women’s BJJ Spring Training

Women’s BJJ Spring Training

We had another fun women's training session this morning. Check out photos from the class here. We are looking forward to our next women's event! Note, these events are open to any women who trains Jiu Jitsu, regardless of team affiliation. Looking forward to seeing...

On the Mats, My Child Is Not Autistic

On the Mats, My Child Is Not Autistic

  From the "it's not about Jiu Jitsu" files, I heard an extraordinary (and for me, emotionally impactful) statement from a parent tonight - "on the mats, my child isn't autistic." Over the years, we've had a lot of kids come through that carry the label 'special...