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Taking on the Journey of a Kids Class

Three months ago I opened a new chapter in my book of Jiu-Jitsu experiences. I started the kids Jiu-Jitsu program at my gym and am the sole instructor. As a blue belt, starting this was a nerve racking task. Not only did I doubted myself, but I wasn't sure where to begin. With the reassurance… Continue reading Taking on the Journey of a Kids Class

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Injury

The most frustrating part of Jiu Jitsu I have experienced so far is being injured and forced off the mat. In my last tournament the ref missed my tap to a belly down arm bar and it caused a hyper-extended elbow and a partial UCL tear in my elbow. If being injured has made me… Continue reading Injury

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Thank You Moms For Helping Us With Jiu-Jitsu

The name Mom has many titles. Caregiver, friend, nurse, cook, and supporter are just a few. Moms have a tough job. Jiu-Jitsu moms have an even tougher job. From driving back and fourth to the gym multiple times a week, preparing food for tournaments, taking pictures at testings, and most importantly supporting her favorite athlete… Continue reading Thank You Moms For Helping Us With Jiu-Jitsu