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Academy news, events, and stories.

Sometimes, people ask me why we teach the courses we teach.  Why teach beginners Gracie Combatives instead of any other beginners Jiu Jitsu techniques?  The simple reason is this:  It is the most helpful system and program to the students and public that come in our door...

It's that time of year again everyone!!  We are planning to provide some food, but it is also a potluck, so bring your favourite dish if you have time, but if you don't there will be plenty of food.  There will be a contest, some...

Hey Everyone, Steve Maxwell is back, wonderful news.  He will be here Sunday October 15th for a special seminar covering  Breathing Techniques, concepts to stay on our martial arts journey, and learning as long as possible, and conditioning.  Please reserve your spot asap!   ...

Hey everyone! Please come down this weekend to help celebrate Helio Gracie Day at our academy.  We have a couple of great events planned.  Should be an amazing weekend ahead! Saturday, September 30 we will be doing 104 minutes of training, drilling and rolling starting at...

Hey Parents and Kids!  Here is a list of the extra challenges for Manners month.  Please feel free to award the child the points with the exception of the "most polite".  We will do this in class.  This list may grow as the month goes...

https://www.gofundme.com/cst-mark-neville This gentleman was one of the fine members of the swat team that we trained through our school. By all accounts he was a very special and liked team member, and an advocate for Jiu Jitsu training for law enforcement. ...