Posts tagged with "arts"



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.
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...
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,...
10. February 2016
“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...
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...