Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting #104

Many of us have seen Master Po, from the film Kung Fu Panda, embark on the a journey that pairs him up with the Furious Five and ultimately leads to his transformation of empowerment. In times like these, this age old story of Martial Arts, that has been time tested for thousands of years, couldn’tContinue reading “Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting #104”

Daily blog #72

Good times ahead It’s a beautiful Sunday here in the sunny Coachella Valley, perfect day to barbecue some spicy brats or go to the pool if you haven’t already escaped the heat like many. As I get ready to head over to my parents for some good food I can’t help but notice the wayContinue reading “Daily blog #72”

Daily blog #70

The best BJJ student One of the hardest things as a lifelong practitioner of any given skill is to maintain what we in the Jiu Jitsu community know as a “white belt mentality”. This can be described as the ideal mindset for growth where one is motivated simply by the desire to become better. OftentimesContinue reading “Daily blog #70”

Daily blog #66

Your most important weapon Many are aware of the fact that the mind is your most powerful tool. In BJJ you learn that the position of your opponents head greatly determines what their body is able to do both offensively and defensively speaking. In the Kids Jiu Jitsu classes we teach them that the bodyContinue reading “Daily blog #66”

Daily blog #23

For the 23rd blog post I felt inspired to talk about the greatest athlete of all time, number 23, Michael Jordan but with all that’s going on and the amount of interest our Jiu Jitsu academy is receiving, I refocused my sights. In an earlier post I talked about how Cyber Bullying is not aContinue reading “Daily blog #23”

Daily blog #19

The body follows the mind When quarantine many of you likely felt one of these two ways. Glad you used the time to take care of your health and get in great shape or guilty for becoming unhealthier. If you did let your health suffer, don’t feel bad. Our brain makes decisions to help usContinue reading “Daily blog #19”

Daily blog #18

Give and it shall be given you Yesterday marks the first day of our reopening in La Quinta since the California shutdown in mid-March, three months ago. As you can imagine, it’s an unbelievable feeling to be back to having students and members going about business as usual in the gym. Jiu Jitsu has alwaysContinue reading “Daily blog #18”