Posts Tagged ‘Discipline’

Let’s look at “motivation” differently!

In my last blog entry, I discussed how the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu lifestyle combats depression by setting the body AND the mind in motion. BJJ is called “human chess” for a reason. When you’re present in the moment of a drill or a sparring match, and when you know there’s a way for you to win […]

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The best gift is the opportunity to earn!

Recently, I was considering what I should buy for a young relative of mine on her birthday. Now I’m already known for promoting martial arts frequently, so I didn’t get her a kimono or a pair of boxing gloves. After all, parents are ultimately the ones making the call on whether or not their children […]

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Your jiu-jitsu: Swiss watch, or Rube Goldberg machine?

Whether in a movie or a cartoon of some sort, you’ve probably seen a Rube Goldberg machine without knowing its Wikipedia definition, which is: “a machine intentionally designed to perform a simple task in an indirect and overcomplicated fashion.” A picture is worth a thousand words, so check out this guy’s hat on the right. […]

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Runner? Hiker? Spartan / Tough Mudder racer? Muay Thai fits perfectly with that!

Since I started working at NJ United MMA, I’ve seen some people sign-up for Muay Thai memberships while having almost no exercise experience at all. God bless those individuals – it takes guts to go from nothing and straight into a contact martial art like Muay Thai, even if you don’t elect to spar! However, […]

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The Importance a Newbie-Friendly Gym!

Have you ever had to teach or ‘coach’ someone to do a task? Maybe it was a new coworker who didn’t quite know how your computer system works. Maybe it was a friend who needed help with a maintenance job around the house, or even a younger family member who needed your help with some […]

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Self Defense Classes

Are you looking for Self Defense Classes in NJ? Possibly the greatest benefit of martial arts training is having the confidence to defend yourself in all situations. If you are looking for self defense classes then come check out NJ United Mixed Martial Arts.  At NJ United MMA you will learn the necessary skills to defend yourself […]

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