Team Tooke Cypress MMA training

MMA is Much More Than A Sport, It’s A Way of Life

Students of MMA (Mixed Martial Arts) are some of the most dedicated athletes in the world. Especially if they are professional athletes competing for an opportunity to become a champion. However, Mixed Martial Arts as a career tends to be short compared to most careers. Injury, stress, financial challenges and inevitably aging all contribute to […]

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Team Tooke Jiu-jitsu students

Submission Wrestling is a great to prepare for realistic self defense

Many martial artists are gravitating toward Brazilian Jiu-jitsu and grappling because of its realistic nature. As a means to gain perspective and understanding on how to fight from the ground, this makes sense. As a result, the art has grown tremendously. Submission wrestling is very similar to traditional brazilian jiu-jitsu with one major difference…there is […]

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adult jiu-jitsu

Jiu-jitsu Training is more than just an art, it’s a way of life

Jiu-jitsu Training is a way of life I have been involved in Jiu-jitsu, training 8-10 times per week for about 22 years. The reasons that I first started are completely different than the reasons I train today. I still love the challenge of competition. And I love learning new techniques. But Jiu-jitsu training has given […]

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Mike Castro with student

Self Defense Increases Confidence and Builds Character in Children

Self defense training is very important for many people to learn. Especially kids who may become the targets of bullies. Having the ability to defend themselves allows kids to stay safe in a world of bullying. Brazilian Jiu-jitsu is perhaps the most effective form of self defense for kids of all ages. Because the techniques […]

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