Monthly Archives: April 2015

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Jiu jitsu Knoxville TN, Doctor James Liu: bjj training, injuries and treatment.

Doctor James Liu: bjj training, injuries and treatment. April 23, 2015 Dr. James Liu is an emergency room physician and has been training in brazilian jiu-jitsu for about a year. Gracie Barra took a few minutes after training to ask … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, Submission Advice to a Blue Belt

Submission Advice to a Blue Belt April 16, 2015 One of the blue belt students at my academy asked my advice on what he should do to improve his submissions. He said that he felt that his submission success had … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, jiu-jitsu as a treatment for cancer go and win!

Jiu-jitsu as a treatment for cancer go and win! April 14, 2015 What differentiates the fights on the mats from the fights of life? In fact, nothing. Every day, even when we are not wearing the kimono, we do battle, … Continue reading

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Kids Martial Arts Knoxville Tn, Safety on the mats: How to be safe and minimize training injuries!

Safety on the mats: How to be safe and minimize training injuries! April 10, 2015 It is a reality of combat sports that training injuries are a risk. It happens to the best blackbelts in the world, and it can … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville Tn, 10 important reminders of important bjj etiquette.

10 important reminders of important bjj etiquette. April 9, 2015 Every sport or subculture has its specific set of rules and etiquette. When you are first introduced to the sport and art of brazilian jiu-jitsu, people will explain to you … Continue reading

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Jiu jitsu Knoxville TN, Being the New Guy or Girl at the Academy

Being the New Guy or Girl at the Academy April 6, 2015 Jiu-jitsu is a long journey. Many people get hooked and set out on the ultimate journey, achieving the rank of black belt. Along the way, there will be … Continue reading