Posts Tagged ‘NJ Jiu Jitsu’

NJU Wins Team Title at Grappling Industries!

The NJU crew sure has been working very smart, hard, and consistently lately, and they proved it last Saturday at the Grappling Industries tournament in Paterson, NJ! In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu culture, It’s been said in many ways that participating in a tournament is the equivalent of four months of regular training. But then again, you […]

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (and you) vs. Depression!

While it’s natural to be discouraged sometimes, some of us have it a lot worse. That’s because clinical, chronic depression is more than just being “discouraged” sometimes. Its causes can be numerous, but it can also be as hard to get rid of as it is nebulous – in other words, people with depression aren’t […]

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Demi Lovato shows the spirit of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu!

Nowadays, you can find celebrity endorsements for just about anything. But the vast majority of the time, celebs are simply being paid to advertise a product. So now that Grammy-nominated singer and actress Demi Lovato is loving every minute of being a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu blue belt, she’s also been bringing a lot of attention to […]

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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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Discouraged by flashy jiu-jitsu? Don’t be!

I teach a lot of “BJJ 101” classes – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu classes designed for people newer to jiu-jitsu, yet important for upper belts as well. After all, you’re only as good as your basics! However, I find that a lot of white belts (and even some blue belts) have yet to get a grasp on […]

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Setting up kids for success in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (and life)!

I have great respect for parents who regularly bring their young children in to our academy to train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. As a teacher of children’s martial arts, I’ve learned to be constantly aware of what type of instruction is right for what child at what point in time. In my early years of teaching, I […]

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Vital BJJ-Basics for Rookie Cops!

I’ve had the pleasure of training with lots of police officers at NJ United MMA. One common theme that many of them have repeated is their dissatisfaction with the lack of or quality of self-defense training in police training academies. In recent history, this has led many officers to seek formal self-defense training at specialized […]

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Burn Fat, Get In Shape, and Solve Problems! #BJJlifestyle

I love Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu testimonials because each of them rings true to me in a different sense. Check out this recent video testimonial from our student Jay Hernandez here. I’ve been training with Jay for about a year now, and I can 100% vouch for what he’s saying. Here are two ideas from Jay’s testimonial […]

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NJ Jiu Jitsu | 30 FREE Days

NJ Jiu Jitsu Classes NJ United Mixed Martial Arts is the premier martial arts academy located in the heart of Passaic County. We have a great jiu jitsu program for every student, whether you are looking to get in shape, lose weight, learn effective self defense, or just find a fun and healthy hobby. Our […]

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BJJ in NJ | 30 FREE Days | NJ United MMA

BJJ in NJ Are you looking for the best academy for BJJ in NJ? Come check us out at NJ United Mixed Martial Arts in Totowa, NJ and see why we are New Jersey’s premier martial arts gym for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. If you are a new student looking to lose weight, get in shape, […]

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