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Mixed Martial Arts and Music-The Art Of Martial Arts

Mixed Martial Arts is not often considered an “art” by the standards of some. Many people believe that it equates to fighting. However, the truth is that martial arts is every bit as artistic as any of the other art forms. For this example I’ll compare it with the guitar. On any given guitar there […]

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Jiu-jitsu classes for young children and why you should begin

I speak with many parents who are interested in getting their children started in Jiu-jitsu. However, they want to wait until their kids are older. There is a fear that a 3,4,5 or even 6 year old child is too young to benefit from a structured Jiu-jitsu program. Actually, I believe that 3-6 years old […]

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Jiu-jitsu classes teach children the importance of respect

One of the most common things I hear from parents considering Jiu-jitsu classes for their children is “will jiu-jitsu classes teach them respect”? It seems that many parents struggle with kids who have a lack of respect. This is both in the household and even in school. While self defense is a crucial component of […]

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Karate Can Help Build a Kid’s Self-Esteem

Karate is an ancient martial arts style that was developed in the Ryukyu Islands in Japan. It grew into one of the most popular forms of martial arts worldwide several decades ago and still continues to be a favorite, especially with children. Along with teaching your kid self-defense and performance skills, it can help build […]

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