If No One Told You That You Couldn’t …

If No One Told You That You Couldn’t …

… how would that change your beliefs? This is a question I ask myself a lot. I remember when I was a blue belt right after winning nogi Pans I was talking to a friend about how I felt that I could really be something in jiu jitsu if I kept up the effort. That...
Thoughts by Ginger Mark

Thoughts by Ginger Mark

I have thought long and hard on what I wanted to say about my experience yesterday at World Masters. I have decided to just speak from my heart. No I did not bring home Gold, but what I have accomplished this year is far more special to me. I made a commitment to...
There is a Spiritual Side to Jiu-Jitsu

There is a Spiritual Side to Jiu-Jitsu

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of the fastest growing martial arts in the world and has seen a particularly steep increase in the number of female participants, like those in the United Arab Emirates, whose national team manager reported that there are more than 47,000...