Monthly Archives: July 2014

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, What Is Your Battle?

What Is Your Battle? July 25, 2014 Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle”. What is Yours? Any time a new student comes through the doors at Gracie Barra I always take a … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville, Is Your Jiu-jitsu Efficient? You need Seiryoku Zenyo!

Is Your Jiu-jitsu Efficient? You need Seiryoku Zenyo! July 17, 2014 I was delighted with the positive response to last week’s article Got Jiu What is the Jiu in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu? In fact some students of bjj told me that … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, Got Jiu What is the Jiu in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?

Got Jiu What is the Jiu in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu? July 11, 2014 While teaching the standup throws portion of a class at Gracie Barra I was trying to communicate to the class ( largely made up of white belts ) … Continue reading

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Jiu jitsu Knoxville Tn, Pitfalls to fully learning BJJ

Pitfalls to fully learning BJJ July 10, 2014 An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory Ralph Waldo Emerson There is so much about Jiu-Jitsu that it may take a lifetime to learn, hear, and understand most of … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville Tn, A Healthy World Cup

Eating Well is Jiu-Jitsu – A Healthy World Cup July 9, 2014 Soccer World Cup, party, celebration, watching the match at a friend’s house or in the bar The tendency to fatten up is always high, isnt it? Beer + … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, The jiu-jitsu as a character builder

Taking Care of your Mind is Jiu-Jitsu: The jiu-jitsu as a character builder. July 3, 2014 Those who have never been in contact with the gentle art cannot imagine how this sport can transform in all respects an individual. Initially, … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, More Reason Why Your Kid Should Start BJJ<

More Reason Why Your Kid Should Start BJJ July 7, 2014 #1: Active Kids are Healthier When you let your kids down that last piece of fries, or gobble up the last tub of ice cream, you are putting them … Continue reading