LEADERSHIP BLOG

Why We Train 1/21/15

What do we get out of training? A simple question but one that never has a simple answer. Everyone trains for different reasons ranging from self-defense, self-improvement, competition, wanting to be an amateur/pro fighter, to well just because. Each person has a different reason and different opinion and you can go out and read literally […]

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Fitness – Common Misconceptions 1/11/15

Fitness is incredibly important for all people – whether you’re a housewife, a police officer, a soldier, or mechanic. Your health should be of the utmost priority. You’re life depends on it! You certainly can’t take care of yourself or your loved ones, let alone protect them, if you are unhealthy. Your body needs to […]

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Kids Fitness – Making a Plan 12/27/14

It’s no surprise to most that children are facing an overwhelming health concern – obesity. More than 9 million children, in fact, are already facing health issues connected to their body weight. While many kids play seasonal sports, there’s often lots of down time between seasons. Gym classes are being cut in schools nationwide, which […]

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Firearm Fundametal Safety 12/26/14

Firearm safety. It’s a term we hear over and over. Many firearm owners see the title and don’t want to be bothered reading something “they already know”! Why then do I feel the need to write on a subject that has been covered so many times before? For a subject that everyone is so well […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Etiquette 12/17/14

Work hard. They came to learn. Work hard on rounds of drills. Keep it moving. Don’t settle scores. This is another way of saying “check your ego”. Leave your bad day at work, or your bad previous round at the door. Don’t go after people because they tapped you last time. Don’t duck people. Don’t […]

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Movement is Life 12/16/14

Hey guys as you know we always utilize  footwork drills on the mat during our training sessions but do we truly understand the value of good movement and implement that into our sparring strategies? The point of having good footwork in sparring is to have the ability to move in and out. Don’t waste your legs and footwork skills […]

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