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https://northvanbjj.com/summercamp2018/ Coming soon everyone!  It is a priceless opportunity for kids to learn some of the most important life skills.  Everyday from 9-12, we will be playing, learning, talking, and growing towards a better future.  Prepare your child for life and email now....

Hello everyone, Relevant to everyone in the Master Cycle (advanced class), we will now be focusing on all aspects of the  Guard and how it relates to the art of Jiu Jitsu.   Enjoy!...

https://www.facebook.com/events/384278445384978/ Hello everyone, Please check out the link above.  We would love it if anyone with an SUV with AWD or 4WD, we can give some kids some time and a ride on Tuesday, July 17th.  It would make a wonderful difference as they are quite short...

Kodokan Judo, previously known as Kano Ju Jutsu, is the predecessor of Gracie Jiu Jitsu.  The evolution of the sportive development of this version of Ju Jutsu lead the rules to dedicate most of the training to standing throwing techniques.  Please take a look when you...

I've heard this saying a lot: " When all skills are equal, strength or speed will make the difference." I would however like to present another perspective.  Mindset is everything.  If someone tries to force or do a technique quickly, those resources are perishable.  Mindset, timing, and...