Monthly Archives: May 2011

Endless Days… Training For a Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) Fight!

Mixed Martial Arts is a hard sport, no doubt about it, but how hard is it really? Well, let's start with the mental disaster that goes on before getting in to the physical part. The training of your mind for MMA is just as important or more important than the physical aspect of training. The…
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BJJ blue belts -Don’t Give Up!

Time and time again I have witnessed a phenomenon I call the "blue belt blues". This is when a practitioner of BJJ (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu) starts slacking off on training or, in many cases, stops training altogether after earning their BJJ blue belt. There are many reasons for this, not the least of which is that…
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Brighton Colorado

Mixed Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai are not something that can be learned just from watching videos or reading instructions. There is a lot required in learning martial arts and becoming a true disciple of the art. For most, visiting a martial arts school is intimidating. You almost always picture yourself being…
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Learning About Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu (GJJ) is a martial arts form that focuses on ground fighting and grappling. Grappling is the controlling of an opponent through the use of different holds, not by striking the opponent. The sport developed from Kodokan Judo and Japanese Jujutsu. Many people today, are quite enthralled with this sport, especially the people from…
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