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November 2019

Study Shows BJJ’s Effectiveness Against Stress


Originally posted on www.bjjheroes.com/editorial/bjj-study-proves-effectiveness-against-stress For years jiu jitsu enthusiasts believed that practising this martial art/sport benefited not only the body, but also the mind and its ability to cope with day to day stress. To our knowledge, up until today no scientific studies had been made on the subject which is why this research here presented [...]

Study Shows BJJ’s Effectiveness Against Stress2019-11-20T09:50:27+00:00

September 2019

As an adult is it too late to start martial arts?!?


Article from Karate by Jessie: “…is it just too late?” Please!! You already know what I’m going to answer, dontcha? You’re always too old; it’s always too late; things always used to be better; it’s always a bad time. So do it anyway The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The [...]

As an adult is it too late to start martial arts?!?2019-09-18T16:56:05+00:00

June 2019

White Belts Personal Review of a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Uniform


By Jacob Owens As a student returning to jiu jitsu from a long hiatus, I was eager to find a gi that more fit my style, and this black Ultra Light gi by Elite Sports really did the trick. It's relatively light, but still very durable. There was never a time where I was worried about any [...]

White Belts Personal Review of a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Uniform2019-06-13T17:52:18+00:00

April 2019

5 reasons you should enroll your kids in martial arts


article written by PBK, July 2018 Let’s clear the air right away. If you grew up in the 80’s or 90’s, you likely wanted to be like the Karate Kid or one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. It’s ok, embrace it. Now that you’ve got little ninjas of your own, you’re probably weighing the costs and benefits [...]

5 reasons you should enroll your kids in martial arts2019-04-26T16:38:59+00:00

January 2019

5 Tips to get you started in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Reposted from Gracie Barra, 2015 5 Tips For New Students in Bjj To many students beginning jiu-jitsu (especially those who are new to the martial arts in general) the academy can seem to be a foreign place with many strange customs (ex. bowing and saying Oss!) and numerous unwritten rules. What to expect when you [...]

5 Tips to get you started in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu2019-01-09T09:59:49+00:00

June 2018

New Fitness requirements for the Karate program


The Roku Goryu Shorin Ryu Karate-do system has had a new addition to its program. The new fitness requirements have been added as of June 11, 2018. There is a blue sheet on the wall above the mats so that ALL students can see what is required at each belt level. Students and parents are [...]

New Fitness requirements for the Karate program2018-06-11T08:48:19+00:00

February 2018

You get back what you put in to it!


Professor Renato Migliaccio makes a good point with this. Please read: "Have you ever noticed how two people can do the exact same fitness routine for a period of time and one will have breathtaking results while the other looks the same as when they started? Why is that? It’s frustrating when you are the [...]

You get back what you put in to it!2018-02-12T10:01:34+00:00

September 2017

Martial Arts and The Tradition of the Bow


The Bow is a part of the martial arts has been misunderstood by many people. In our Academy we use the tradition of martial arts bowing to show RESPECT. We bend at the waist and lower our eyes and head, our hands open and arms extended down our pants. This does not indicate subservience or [...]

Martial Arts and The Tradition of the Bow2017-09-24T15:49:36+00:00

June 2017

Roku Goryu Karate testing


Wondering how the Roku Goryu Karate students advance through their ranks? Well, here are the basics: First, the striping system is based on 3 stripes per color of belt with the exception of the Brown belt, which has 4. The stripes are received after passing an exam showing the knowledge of the techniques for that [...]

Roku Goryu Karate testing2017-06-01T08:06:24+00:00

March 2017

Kobukan Academy Etiquette…manners are required


Academy manners are always required! Welcome to Kobukan Martial Arts Academy. Your journey begins here and can last a lifetime. Before you step into this role of living the martial arts lifestyle let's look at some of the etiquette that you will be required to display while attending. First, BOWING! One of the most common [...]

Kobukan Academy Etiquette…manners are required2017-03-03T09:49:44+00:00
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