Jiu Jitsu and the women who inspire us
As of last Weds. November 24th we had the opportunity to promote our first female to the yellow belt. Blair Hedrick has been training with us at our academy for close to eight months now and she’s a perfect example of a dedicated and passionate human being. From the first time Blair stepped in our doors we knew she was a special person and she’s continued to prove this day in and day out since. ...
Kids Jiu Jitsu
One of the most rewarding experiences of my life thus far has been teaching the values of jiu jitsu to the kids in our community. This last Tuesday we promoted our first orange belts in our kids program. The three boys who were promoted have dedicated years of training with us, I have seen them all develop into great jiu jitsu practitioners. Along with a great jiu jitsu game the biggest...
Desire is the starting point of all achievement, not a hope, not a wish, but a...–
Seaside Jiu Jitsu featured on Gracie Mag →
Seaside Jiu Jitsu Academy recently joined the Gracie Magazine Association and was featured on their website earlier this week. Pick up your issue of Gracie Mag at the academy for only $7 per month!
Lovatos Seminar at Seaside BJJ →
Evolution of Jiu Jitsu in the NorthWest
I’m constantly amazed by the steady progress at which jiu jitsu has been able to spread its influence across the world. I’ve seen and experienced this evolution first hand here in the Pacific Northwest. When I say the Pacific Northwest I’m primarily talking about Oregon and Washington. I’ve seen jiu jitsu spread its wings through the growth of academies, the promotion of...
The tricks to the No-Gi World champions guard →
Weight Management for Competition
Are you planning on competing in the upcoming months and are unsure of which weight division to compete in. I know that just training for competition can be daunting and stressful without having to worry about your weight, it doesn’t have to be, and more importantly it SHOULDN’T BE. I can remember when Zach Adamson was preparing me for my first local competition and we had to have...
Interested in speeding up your progression in...
Whether you’re a recreational or competitive jiu-jitsu player, everyone is interested in what it takes to speed up their progression in jiu-jitsu. This article is meant to be used as a guide to demonstrate the most important factors that will affect your progress week in and week out. My hope is to tie together many of the topics we’ve previously covered, as well as, introduce some new ideas...