The Journey to Black Belt with Coach Robert Yamashita

There are a ton of memories and experiences that I’ve got while being with Elite. One that I like sharing is what it took for me to get my black belt in BJJ. Everyone is held to different expectations and no one’s black belt experience will most likely be the same. I am no different. … Read more

Why You Should Consider Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as an Adult

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

The world can sometimes feel like a dangerous and overwhelming place, especially when you consider the statistics. For example, did you know that there is a sexual assault every 98 seconds in America, or that one in every 1,000 adults will be assaulted this year? When reflecting on the statistics, it can be intimidating even … Read more

6 Exercises To Improve Your Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Skills

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Whether you train on your own or enroll in classes in Houston, regular exercise plays a crucial role in improving your jiu jitsu skills. Staying active in general keeps you in good shape, but some exercises do a better job of improving your martial arts skills than others. Here are six workouts that best complement … Read more