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Understanding BJJ Belts

Anyone who decides to study Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will need to know the various BJJ belts. The belts are coloured and are used as a ranking tool. As the student increases in level, they are awarded a belt to signify their knowledge and experience of this interesting and high in demand martial art.

Victory Martial Arts Spotlight

In this article, we’ll be spotlighting one of the great schools in the Bay area. The Victory Martial Arts (VMA) Schools have institutions in Florida, Texas, Nevada, New York, Michigan, Virginia, Wisconsin, and in California. In San Jose, this Victory Martial Arts location can be found at 6085 Snell Avenue. The whole Victory Marital Arts philosophy focuses on helping students develop both physically and mentally in order to become successful leaders in all aspects of life.

Tiger Rock Martial Arts International in the Atlanta Area

This week’s article will spotlight one of the fantastic martial arts schools located in the Atlanta area. Tiger-Rock Martial Arts International has numerous institutions located all over the United States. In Georgia alone, there are 17 Tiger-Rock locations, with approximately seven of those locations in the Atlanta region. The Tiger-Rock training promotes empowerment thorough strengthening a student’s personal, artistic, and professional life.

Martial Arts in the Bay Area

If you’re looking for cool summers, cable cars, and famous landmarks, you may be searching for the Bay Area of San Francisco, California. Also known for the Golden Gate Bridge and the Chinatown district, this Western coastal location boasts a population of over 830,000 people. Amidst this population is a growing martial arts presence that gravitates towards Tae Kwon Do, Kung Fu, Karate, Kick Boxing, and Aikido. There are approximately 122 martial arts schools, studios, dojos, and clubs within the San Francisco area. The majority of these schools are dedicated to offering self-defense classes for children, women, and men.

Atlanta Martial Arts

Atlanta, Georgia is well-known for being the birth place of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., where Dr. John S. Pemberton first invented the famous cola drink, and, of course, Southern hospitality and culture. While martial arts is not included in Atlanta’s many lists of “10 Must See’s,” it still has a prominent gathering in the Peach State.

Flexible Fighter, Why Yoga Is Good for MMA

A lot of people unfamiliar with combat sports may assume that training for MMA (or mixed martial arts) just requires a lot of aggression and physical strength training, but they couldn’t be more wrong. The fact is that technique, emotional control and balance training is far more important, and that’s why practicing yoga is so very valuable to an MMA fighter. MMA fighting is not just an unstructured do-or-die dogfight — it is instead every bit the skilled art that its name suggests, and a contemplative yoga regimen opens one’s eyes to that fact.

How Beneficial Are Kids’ Martial Arts

Some parents think that enrolling their kids in kids’ martial art will only lead to further trouble. However, it is actually the opposite. The truth is that martial arts, parents ought to know, offers a diverse set of benefits to young children.

Do You Study Martial Arts? Study With Intent

The terminology ‘study martial arts’ has gotten some controversy over the last ten or twenty years. Serious martial artists have criticized the term. In its place, they say, should go the words ‘practice martial arts’ or ‘train in the martial arts.’ Certainly this has some validity. The words ‘study martial arts’ seems to imply that those who say they study martial arts merely read books and talk about it to their friends. They never actually train.

Why Wrestlers Excel at MMA

What do UFC Champions Chris Weidman, Jon Jones and Cain Velasquez have in common? Each had a strong background in wrestling prior to his rise to the top of MMA. In fact, wrestling is widely known to be one of the most important skills in the MMA fighter toolkit. Here are five reasons wrestlers excel at MMA:

Know Your Weakness: The Takedown

So you say you’ve got a pretty good ground game, but what happens when you stand up? The takedown is that moment of truth where all your BJJ knowledge and skills can literally be flattened by a wrestler in a gi. So what do you do? According to UFC guru Ricardo Pires, the key to success–in the takedown and in your life–is knowing your limitations.

You Have 3 Seconds to React to an Attack… Are You Mentally Prepared? Get the Warrior Mindset Now!

Your personal safety and the safety of your family is one of the most important responsibilities you have. In an unstable and increasingly violent world, knowing some basic self-defense survival skills is a must. You never know when violence will erupt around you or to you. It isn’t a matter of if, but when it will occur. However, the physical techniques are only part of the solution; you must have the proper mindset in order to be able to execute those techniques without hesitation like a true warrior.

Long Range Versus Close Range Self-Defense

In Leung Ting WingTsun we explain the difference between long range and close range self-defense. One could illustrate this as the difference between the Taoist concept of Yin and Yang.

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