supporting others

  • Jiu-Jitsu Parent Keeping Kids on the Jiu-Jitsu Path

    When I was a kid, we were inspired by Bruce Lee, The Karate Kid and of course, Rocky. Nowadays, as I think about kids and martial arts, I often wonder, what do they watch that would inspire them to train? There’s no more Bruce, Daniel-san, or Rocky Balboa. It...
  • How To Support Your Child’s Jiu-Jitsu

    Being a good Jiu-Jitsu Parent Having been around jiu-jitsu for quite a few years now, I’ve come across a lot of things. It’s hard to recall very many negative experiences I’ve had with the sport, however, one thing I seem to witness more than I’d like, is some poor...
  • 10 Tips For Coaching At A Tournament

    You don’t need to be a professional jiu-jitsu instructor to coach somebody at a tournament. In fact, chances are that if you have a child, spouse, or friend who is a student of jiu-jitsu, you have been to a tournament and can benefit from becoming a better coach. Tournaments...