The Importance of Competing

Competing can be one of the scariest things when you’re involved in a sport like jiu-jitsu. When competing, it can be a very nerve-wracking experience and you may feel some anxiety from all of the aspects that go into it. However, that is the EXACT reason why...

My Jiu Jitsu Journey

People ask me all the time how I got into coaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and I’ve never really given a straight answer. It’s hard to tell when I truly started, but here’s my story.  When I was 13 or 14 I was getting ready to leave the kids program and start doing adult...

Jiu-Jitsu and it’s People

Jiu-jitsu is such an amazing sport when it comes to the people. In 2018, I went to the world championships for jiu-jitsu in California. My second match I got choked to sleep, let me tell you, it was not fun. 3 years later I went to Arizona to compete. I go to step on...

Have you challenged yourself lately?

Have you challenged yourself lately? Have you made yourself uncomfortable? When was the last time you felt out of your league? If you train Jiu Jitsu, you challenge yourself and step outside of your comfort zone every time you step on the mat. But that’s why we do it…...

Self-Defense VS Competition

What should you focus your training on?  Although I myself competed and fought a lot back in the day 😁, I always tell my students this:  You go outside (you leave the safety of your home) on a regular/daily basis, so why focus 100% of your training on tournaments?...