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The Truth About Self Defense

In 1993, Rorion Gracie created the UFC to show the world that Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was the best singular self-defense system ever created. 24 years later there’s still some confusion to which style of martial art is best for self-defense. The answer is still Jiu-Jitsu! For many years, when people thought of martial arts, traditional martial arts would come to mind. Flashy kicks, forms, routines and single power punches usually …Read More

NM Jiu-Jitsu Academy Featured in New Mexico Homes!

We were honored to be featured on one of New Mexico’s premier real estate company’s website! Please read full article below: http://www.newmexicohomes.com/articles/new-mexico-jiu-jitsu-academy-teaches-self-defense-for-the-real-world About New Mexico Homes New Mexico Homes is a full service brokerage firm serving all of New Mexico. We pride ourselves in having the best real estate agents in the state who value honesty and integrity above closing a sale. Buying a home is one of the biggest …Read More

Congratulations Professor Justin!

Congratulations Professor Justin on receiving his Black Belt ! This weekend our head instructor Justin Hall was promoted to the rank of black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu. He has become one of only two people to ever receive a black belt from Master Eddie Camden in each of the three martial arts: Muay Thai, Wing Chun Kung Fu, and now BJJ. A big thank you goes out to the countless …Read More

Why Training MMA is Detrimental to Your Jiu-Jitsu

This title may appear to be a contradiction of terms. Isn’t Gracie Jiu-Jitsu an integral part of MMA training? Of course it is, but the door doesn’t swing both ways. If your main focus is being a complete Gracie Jiu-Jitsu practitioner then supplementing MMA classes can actually slow down your learning progress and even veer you down the wrong path entirely. Twenty years ago, this was not the case; but …Read More