Posts tagged with "Deland"



12. May 2021
Here's what to expect at your first intro class at Gator Family Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. The first thing you will see is smiling faces. Our friendly staff will help you complete a short waiver and get you fitted for your free loaner uniform. Starting anything new is always challenging. Not knowing what to do and feeling awkward can be a terrible feeling. That's where our Coaches and assistant come in and guide you through. Starting something new can also be rewarding and fun. Overcoming the initial...
13. February 2020
The year is off to a great start. This February the Gator Family is celebrating Seven Years serving the West Volusia Community. This Friday Feb. 14th we are having an Open Mat starting at 5:30 PM hosted by Coach Zack.
28. December 2019
I've heard it said that Jiujitsu is an individual sport. Each person is on their own journey and when you compete you are on your own. While these statements are very true I have found in my ten years of training that without my team I have nothing. Each individual brings something to the table to be counted. Jared brings pressure while Christian brings quickness and speed. Lani brings solid technique while Brian brings consistency. It's true that each of these people are on their own journey...
14. December 2019
2019 Gator Family Jiu-Jitsu Awards.
01. March 2019
With all the excitement opening our brand new studio in Historic Downtown Deland we have not had the opportunity to celebrate our sixth year. Not to worry! We are planning a blowout member appreciation, grand opening and open mat celebration 🎉 Stay tuned for the big date and time! Established February 12th 2013, Gator Family Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was founded to carry on the legacy of Robson Moura Nations United in Deland Florida. Under the guidance of 5th Degree Black Belt and IBJJF Hall of...
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...
08. November 2018
Starting anything new is always challenging. Not knowing what to do and feeling awkward can turn you off almost immediately. Starting something new can also be rewarding and fun. Overcoming the initial "That's not for me!" thought is critical in the process. Here's a thought to keep in mind when deciding whether or not to start something new "If you want something you've never had, you're going to have to do something you've never done before. Professor Robson Moura always says "If you want it...
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...
11. January 2017
FAQ’S ABOUT TRAINING AT GATOR FAMILY BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU AUGUST 28, 2015 GATORFAMILYBJJ LEAVE A COMMENT EDIT Where is your Academy? We are located at Victoria Square shopping center a few doors from Gators Dockside and the movie theater. 1760 S. Woodland Blvd. Deland, Fl. What’s the best way to contact you? You can reach Coach Wallace directly by calling or texting 386-801-0877. Do I have to be in shape to start training? No. Jiu-Jitsu is a great way lose weight, tone up, and increase...
10. January 2017
There are literally hundreds of ways to exercise. From very basic movements to extreme sports. From free push ups in your living room all the way to paying hundreds of dollars for a personal trainer. Finding the best way to exercise and something that is a good fit for you can be a daunting task at the least. Enter→ Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu a Martial Art. The Martial Arts have been around for centuries. In recent years the words Martial Arts conjures up visions of Danielson at the All Valley...

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