Tag Archives: jiu-jitsu

Home Dojo Tour 2019 (Home Dojo on a Dime Part 2)

We’ve done a lot of updating over the past few years, including better equipment, real mats, shelving, and a Mylar “mirror”. Have a look, and let us know what you think!

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New Affiliate: Kataaro

Kataaro is a custom martial arts belt and equipment company that I’m consistently impressed with.  Their products are excellent as is their customer service and delivery. Better still–all their products are made in the USA! Here is a quick review … Continue reading

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MMA Club Training Videos 9.7.14

Here are some recent training videos from a workout at the the Meriden Martial Arts Club.  We’re just getting started, but we have five regular members who train in Shohei-Ryu karate and Gracie Jiu-Jitsu.  Take a look and let us … Continue reading

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Moai Martial Arts Contest

Want to win some free swag from our MMA Shop?  Here’s a quick survey that we’d love for you to fill out.  Do you like the site refresh and enhancements we’ve been working on?  Please take a second to let us … Continue reading

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The Old Ways of New Masters: Interview with Jay Bell

This week’s interview is with my jiu-jitsu coach and owner of Gracie Farmington Valley, Jay Bell. He has been training in “the gentle art” for over eleven years and is a black belt under Rob Khan. Jay is a talented … Continue reading

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Who Are Your Martial Arts Heroes?

Here’s a quick post about my top three martial arts heroes. I’m really most interested in learning about yours! Please list them in the comments. Include names, styles, and the positive influence they’ve had on your art and life. 1.) … Continue reading

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6 Tips On How To Make Martial Arts Safe For All Ages

Hi, Everyone:  Here’s a really informative guest post from writer and trainer Krisca Te.  She provides us a thorough exploration of how to make martial arts safe for all ages.  This post is probably more geared to those with less … Continue reading

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Random Poll

It’s another snowy day in CT.  How do you keep up with martial arts when you can’t get to the gym/dojo?

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MG In Action

If you haven’t seen this site yet, you definitely need to check it out!  MGInAction gives you access to Marcelo Garcia’s lessons, strategies, and sparring sessions held at his school in New York City. If you like watching videos on … Continue reading

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AWOL Videos

I’m sorry I haven’t been a very good blogger lately–a little slow on the updates, I know.  Here are a few videos and an awesome YouTube channel to check out if you haven’t already! First up, a neat video of … Continue reading

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