Stretching for Martial Arts with Mitchell Norton

Stretching.  One of those aspects of health and fitness that we all know we should be doing and can never seem to find the time, the right stretches, or see the benefits enough to do it on a regular basis.  I was the same way for a long time.  Starting MMA in my early 20’s … Read more

Healthy Eating for Training with Robert Yamashita

Hey Elite MMA Fam, It’s Coach Rob here from Baytown. This post is going to go over something that is one of the most talked about, but often overlooked, parts of training. Nutrition and eating for training. I will start off with saying I am not licensed or an expert in any capacity when it … Read more

Love in the Time of Pain Management: Triumph Over Adversity with Lance and Laura Rosser

My name is Lance Rosser. I started training Jiu Jitsu at Elite MMA in 2008 at 38 years old. I was pretty consistent with my training up until about 2011 when I had to have back surgery (L4-L5 fused and a laminectomy). It took me about a year to recover from back surgery. Retuning to BJJ … Read more

The Importance of Recovery in Jiu-Jitsu

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I’ve been around sports pretty consistently for 30+ years. I’ve played baseball, soccer, basketball, football, lifted weights, ran a half marathon, ran track at a Big 12 university, fought professionally in both MMA and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and coached plenty of Elite-level athletes. The biggest area I see for improvement among most athletes (especially hyper-competitive athletes) … Read more