What Is the Best Martial Art For Your Child?

There are many different types of Best Martial Art .  The most common that you will find the Plymouth / Canton / Northville area are: Tae Kwon Do Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Karate The Difference Between Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Tae Kwon Do, and Karate Tae Kwon Do is an art that focuses mostly on kicking (usually 80% or more.)  No takedowns or grappling.

Why Training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Gets You In Shape Faster Than Almost Any Other Workout

Anyone that has done Training Brazilian BJJ knows that it is one of the best workouts you can do.  Here’s why: 1.  You’re not supposed to use strength, but people do.  BJJ makes you stronger. 2.  It makes you more flexible. 3.  It is one of the best cardio workouts you can ever do.  The reason why- your partner is pushing the pace!  You can’t coast …

The Largest Open Mat in Michigan is This Sunday!!!

The Midwest Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Alliance is hosting the next training this Sunday from 1-3 p.m.  Any members of a MBJJA school can attend for free. This trainingis to help our members get ready for the Michigan No Gi Open the following weekend, April 12th.  For those who are not competing, it is an pportunity to roll with people you don’t …

How I Started in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In 1994 I was finishing up my Bachelor’s Degree at University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.  A few days a week I would go down to the IMSB and find an open are to train striking with a friend of mine. One day, there were a few guys in the corner with gis on, doing techniques on the ground.  The …

Metamoris III- Did You See It?

This past weekend the Gracies sponsored Metamoris a submission only tournament.  There are no points, no advantages, and a 20 minute time limit. In case you missed it, here is a link to the most anticipated Jiu-Jitsu match in the last 10 years- the rematch of Royler Gracie and Eddie Bravo!