Posts Tagged ‘Submission Grappling’

Push Yourself, or Play? #Whynotboth!

I always feel sad when I see people working out while simultaneously keeping track of time or the “outside world.” They check the wall-clock, check their phones, get pulled-into social media on their phones, and that adds to the high drop-out rate that traditional gyms often have. However, one incredible benefit of training martial arts […]

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Jiu Jitsu Competition

Here is a video of NJ United Mixed Martial Arts head instructor Jay Hayes competing in the absolute division at the 2009 Pan American No Gi Jiu Jitsu Championships. The absolute division allows competitors from all weight classes to compete against one another to determine who is the “absolute” champion. In the first round Jay […]

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Jiu Jitsu Competition in NJ

Congratulations to Combat Gold student Renzo on his performance at Grapplers Quest this Saturday December 10th. NJ United MMA only had one student competing at Grapplers Quest and Renzo came home with 2 medals! Renzo won the GOLD medal in the absolute division (no weight limit) and the silver in the welterweight (160-169lbs.) division. In the […]

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gyms in NJ

If you are looking for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gyms in NJ, then come try our classes at NJ United Mixed Martial Arts in Totowa, New Jersey. If you are looking for a fun workout that also has a very practical application to self defense, then come in and try our classes absolutely FREE for 30 days! Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is […]

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The effectiveness of training with the kimono

Among practitioners of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ), Submission Grappling, and Mixed Martial Arts there is a very common debate as to the effectiveness of training with the kimono (gi). Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but they should be able to provide validity to their statements with proof or facts. Simply stating ones opinion […]

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