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
Jesse Hauch is a purple belt under Bruno Frazatto, representing Atos Jiu Jitsu. Jesse has been training Jiu Jitsu for about 5 years and has found her home with Team Frazatto. Jesse is a multiple IBJJF champion at blue belt, closing out her blue belt career with five straight gold medals and a podium promotion to purple on October 5, 2018 at the Charlotte IBJJF Open. Wanting to … [Read more...] about Sneaky Set up to Triangle from Jesse Hauch
Written By: Natalie Whitson Kim has trained in martial arts more than 26 years, including more than 16 years in Jiu Jitsu. She started through her son needing self-defense skills in a non-team format. Kim liked the instructor at her son’s club so started Karate (Tenshin-kai style) there. The UFC was just beginning in those days, and those matches introduced Kim to Jiu … [Read more...] about Kim Ferguson 10th Planets 1st Female Black Belt
Professor Denise Houle out of Atlanta, GA shows a favorite guard recovery drill she likes to drill on a regular basis. If you start to add recovery drills to your game you can really increase your timing and begin to recover your guard much quicker and more effectively. https://youtu.be/1s_4k7OFxSk … [Read more...] about Denise Houle Shows a favorite Guard Recovery Drill
Written By: Evelyn Tadlock Living with chronic illness and pain is something that I do not wish on anyone. However, millions of people do live with them, as do I. I was born with Neurofibromatosis Type I, which is one of three types of NF. These are NF 1, NF 2, and Schwannomatosis. NF 1 is the most common neurological disorder, occurring in every 3,000 births … [Read more...] about Living with Chronic Illness and Jiu Jitsu.