Overcoming Fear with Aidan Wright

Jiu Jitsu has  been one of the most challenging and most rewarding things that I’ve ever done. One special moment for me was the first time I did a pro grappling match. I was competing against a much bigger and stronger opponent, and I was definitely a little nervous to go out there and compete … Read more

What Are You Waiting For with Kellye Hanson

My name is Kellye Hanson, and I feel like I am 21 years of age.  I joined Elite MMA Baytown on July 16, 2020 because I made a promise to myself that this year by July I would commit to a new plan of fitness. In the past, I have tried gyms around the area, … Read more

TECHNIQUE: Armbar Off Triangle Defense with Coach Robert Yamashita

Check out this video to see Coach Robert’s thoughts on the move and to see it in action! 1.  Start in closed guard with double sleeve grips 2.  Shove one arm towards the stomach to isolate an arm out for triangle setup 3.  Hop legs over shoved arm to catch head and arm position for … Read more

My Two Cents with Dianna Shaw

I started training with Elite MMA Atascocita 3 months ago and was instantly hooked! The classes have added structure to my work out, enabling me to set goals and work towards achieving them. It has challenged me, cultivated my discipline, encouraged me to form additional good habits, and overall improved my physical and emotional fitness. … Read more

New Normal, Same Attitude with Coach Jose Aguilar

When March came around for the lockdown, I was not sure what to expect, just like everyone else. So many emotions and thoughts running through my mind that I didn’t even know what to think anymore. It felt overwhelming, like rolling with seasoned black belts and you just learned how to hip escape on your … Read more

The Family That Trains Together Stays Together By Eric Gebhardt

It has been an incredible experience training with my sons, Jacob and Parker, who are both in college. We started our journey about three and a half years ago. My younger son, Parker, who was about 16 at the time, wanted to get into combat sports and we were looking for wrestling gym and ran … Read more

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

5 Things Every Parent In Kingwood Should Know Before Enrolling Their Child in Jiu-Jitsu

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As a parent, you want to be confident your child is safe and protected at all times, and jiu-jitsu can provide that security. However, mastery of martial arts doesn’t happen overnight. Your child must commit to weekly lessons and jiu-jitsu gym rules. As their parent, you will need to be supportive and present as well. … Read more

Houston Martial Arts: The Development of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

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Brazilian jiu-jitsu is one of many Houston martial arts you can study. There are several different types of jiu-jitsu, but the most popular is BJJ. If you have an interest in martial arts but don’t participate yet, you may have many questions. You may have been asking yourself, “Where can I learn Brazilian jiu-jitsu near … Read more

Preparing for Your First Jiu-Jitsu Class in Humble

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One of the best and most effective forms of self-defense is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. It is used by most MMA fighters and taught in many dojos. If you are getting started with training for this martial art, you’ve made a great positive step toward health and fitness. Before you go off to your first Jiu-Jitsu class, … Read more