Posts tagged with "jiujitsu"



17. November 2018
Lani walked into our Academy and signed up without ever taking a class. She never looked back. Rarely missing class she has developed an impressive game with Spider and X-Guard. Somewhere between being a Mom, wife and running a business she finds time to compete on the National Level bringing home numerous medals. Lani is proud to support her teammates at the great organizations such as Girls In Gi's, Pretty Dangerous Women and Josei Heishi Jiu-Jitsu regularly attending seminars. Professor...
13. November 2018
I see it happen every single year. When January 1st rolls around millions of people decide to "Get in shape!" Here's the scenario, you wait a few weeks to let the crowds at the local gym slow down right? In the meantime you go buy an entire "Workout" wardrobe because you have to look good while exercising. When you finally make it to the gym you find the wait for machines are still really long and the guy before you didn't wipe his sweat off before he left. At this point you are getting...
19. January 2017
“Criminals only have to get it right once. You have to get it right every time.” Here are some tips to help stop an attack before it happens. Be aware of your surroundings. As we go about our daily routines we often become complacent and set in a rhythm. Getting up, leaving for work, going to lunch, and returning home at the same time everyday. It is important to know that some “bad guys” use this to their advantage. It’s their job to learn your routine and strike when you are...
21. April 2016
Whether you're a fresh white belt or a seasoned veteran. You will come across challenges in your Jiu-Jitsu career. It could be injuries, it could be scheduling conflicts. It could even be something between a student or your instructor but, the facts are, somewhere along the line the going is going to get tough. This is where the right mindset comes into play. Ask yourself why it is that you started in the first place. Was it just to get in shape? Was it to have someone push you just a little...
30. March 2016
If you really want to know happiness and realize your dreams, you have to be willing to take a leap of faith despite being afraid. All too often, we hold back and play it safe in order to avoid becoming successful, feeling embarrassed, being hurt, or possible failure. What if Bill Gates had been frozen by fear? We cling to fear from our childhood experiences and become like Linus, from the cartoon strip Peanuts, clinging to his security blanket. It’s our responsibility to acknowledge, face,...
28. January 2016
On Feb. 13th 2016, the Gator Family will be celebrating three years of sharing Jiu-Jitsu with the West Volusia community. We are inviting all Academies to join in a free Open Mat. If you may be considering Jiu-Jitsu for Self Defense or just to get in shape, you're invited too. We are a Family friendly Academy welcoming girls and boys, ladies and men. Visit our event page HERE and let us know you're coming. We are looking forward to a great time with Family and Friends on the mats. Mark your...
06. January 2016
For a limited time only, the Gator Family is offering all adults One Full Month of Free unlimited training at our Academy. There is also huge discounts on registration. Call Coach Wallace at 386-801-0877 to get started. To learn more about our programs Click Here. This offer is open to new adult students only and the last chance to start your Free Month of training is Jan 31St.
19. December 2015
Without risk there is no reward! Stepping outside of our comfort zone can be intimidating to say the least. Many of us won’t take on that risk for fear of rejection or failure. Fear can be immobilizing and also have devastating physical effects on the body. The fact is, we can accept the status quo and can keep doing the same things over and over and keep getting the same results. Self-sabotage is one of the main culprits for not achieving what we want. All too often we worry about things...