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How ‘Bout Them Dames

What makes one a leader in this sport?  Being an upper belt?  Being a beast on the mat?  Meh, sure.  We should also consider those natural born leaders who see a need and provoke their own call to service.  Leadership is not a position…it is your ability to influence.  Torrie […]


Finding Your Fight Family

My recent move to Denver Colorado left me excited yet apprehensive. I spent two months searching for the right gym for me in Denver. While I have not found a gym that will replace my Austin community, I have found that it’s important to persist in martial arts and keep […]


Think Jiu-Jitsu Game 1

If Twister and Trivial Pursuit ever had a baby, it would turn out to be something like Think Jiu-Jitsu Game. I have been using this game for the last couple of weeks in the Kid’s program at our academy, for Women’s Self-Defense, and have played in place of some of […]