Juanita and Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag met up in 2018 to allow her to share with those considering giving Jiu Jitsu a try. Her enthusiasm at 43 years of age to get better, wiser and faster in the sport on a daily basis is captivating. The day we met she expressed the how many ways that Jiu Jitsu has completely changed her life for the positive. https://youtu.be/SuM80VVrmH0 … [Read more...] about I AM Jiu Jitsu – Juanita Hughey
Written by: Caitlin Huggins Jiujiteira? Whether you have donned the gi for two months or five years, you have probably experienced an amusing quote or two from your male training partners. Many of us veterans accustomed to being the token female on the mat may agree that the attendance of ladies in class has greatly increased over the past several years―however, we still … [Read more...] about Funny Things Men Say To Women During Jiu Jitsu Training
Stacey Councilman talks with Elevate Jiu Jitsu Mag about her personal journey in Mixed Martial Arts. She gave insight on her non-profit company, The Warrior Forged Project and the great things they are doing in the community. You can follow Stacey and the Warrior Forged Project … [Read more...] about Real Life Wonder Woman, Stacey Councilman
Professor Victoria Trueb shows how to set up a Lasso/De La Riva Sweep that is sure to knock your opponent on their butt and land you in the top mount position or potentially with a sweet triangle submission. Victoria earned her Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt in 2017 and trains under the tutelage of Roberto Traven. She holds a Masters Degree in Exercise Science from Georgia … [Read more...] about Open Guard Lasso to De La Riva Sweep to Mount or Triangle.
A NEWCOMERS GUIDE TO THE BJJ WORLD The routine of running an academy goes well beyond the mat, from staff to operations to marketing. The tracking of all that happens and needs to happen for a business to survive, sustain and flourish is, to say the least, somewhat time consuming. Yet, by isolating the aspect of the teaching and the mentoring of students (my favorite part) I … [Read more...] about A NEWCOMERS GUIDE TO THE BJJ WORLD