Kim’s marathon roll and Ant Do recieves brown belt!

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How to balance Jiu Jitsu and Parenting

How to Balance Parenting and Jiu Jitsu

The name of the article could also be something like ‘Zeroing out all the other tasks in your life so you can focus on Family and Jiu Jitsu’. Once you hit a certain age there will always be something competing for your Jiu Jitsu time. For some of us, instead of parenting you may have

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Issac Doederlein Seminar

Join us on June 26th 4-6pm for a Seminar with Issac Doederlein.

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Jiu-Jitsu Etiquette

Just like all other sports, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Etiquette needs to be observed. Here is what you need to keep in mind. I’ll do this in order of ‘good advice’ to ‘essential’.

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2015 Winter Open Mat and Pot Luck

Hey, Check out the pictures from the 2015 Winter pot luck!

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2015 Champs League!

Photos from the 2015 Champions League mini tournament. Enjoy!

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2015 Summer Promotions Video

Hey Check our new video. Big props to Matthew Young for directing/editing and Danny Tap for collecting the footage with his drone!

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Photos from the July 2015 Promotions

Photos from the 2015 promotion ceremony. Enjoy!

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Everyday

Mornings at Sunnyvale   Early Morning Training With Clinton   Ninja Training At Union City   Vu-esdays   Special Women Sessions   Classes with Jake   Elite Trainings At Sunnyvale   Sunday Open Mat At Union City   Kids Class With Nam And Kyle   Regular Nights At Union City   Regular Nights At Sunnyvale

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Phases

Phases: “Oh you fancy, huh?” –fresh from f00k There are a lot of different submissions in the art of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. They all pretty much stem from these body parts: the wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck, hip, knees, and ankles. Hundreds of moves and variations of moves have been created to attack these parts. This is

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Poker Face

Poker Face –fresh from f00k It‘s important to have a “poker face” when rolling. That being, not showing the emotional stress on your face when you are tired or struggling in bad positions. Conveying stress is like telegraphing your exhaustion. Your opponent will sense your fatigue like a shark smelling blood. You have all seen

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Stretching and Flexibility

Stretching and Flexibility by f00k A lot of people ask me about my flexibility and how I am able to do moves that require a lot of flexibility with my legs. I myself, don’t believe I’m that flexible (BJ Penn and Eddie Bravo are flexible), but back when I first started JJ in Jan 08,

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Stretching Yourself

Stretching Yourself –fresh from f00k I was going to do this post the week of the US Open XV, but since we are on the subject, I guess I’ll throw in my “non” cents. I believe everyone is capable of being successful. Though some may have to work harder than others, it is possible. Usually,

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The Path

The Path by Meaty One more metaphor from Meaty…  Jiu-Jitsu training can often times feel like a trek up an impassable, long, steep, slippery, and muddy path up a mountain, height unknown. Sometimes you get lost on side paths that lead nowhere or just take you in circles. There are times when you feel like you

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There is a technique for everything

There’s a technique… for EVERYTHING! -fresh from f00k In the world of the f00kster, I believe there’s a technique for everything you do in life. Everything from sports we play to walking, talking, teaching, cooking, all the way to stuff like farting. Yes, there’s a technique farting. Dan the Man or myself will be happy

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