TECHNIQUE: Body Lock Sweep from Butterfly Guard with Coach Jose

Check out this video to hear Coach Jose’s thoughts on the move and to see it in action! 1.  Start with butterfly guard and double under grips 2.  Load the weight back so you can launch them forward 3.  Once you launch forward come up off your rear (squeeze your core to help you stand … 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

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

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

How Jiu-Jitsu Uses Science to Gain an Advantage

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Whether you have just enrolled at a Humble martial arts school or have been practicing Jiu-Jitsu for a long time, these are self-defense skills that will stay with you for the rest of your life. One of the most effective disciplines is Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Used by MMA fighters and military self-defense programs around the world, … Read more

How Do I Protect My Back While Doing Jiu-Jitsu at the Nearest MMA Gym near me?

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Are you searching for “MMA gyms near me”? If so, there are some things you should know before you enroll. For example, you need to know how to protect yourself from injuries commonly sustained during martial arts training. Did you know it’s possible to injure your back if you do any type of martial arts … Read more

Why Jiu-Jitsu Is the Best Way To Work Out at a Humble/Atascocita Martial Arts School

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So you’re interested in taking a jiu jitsu class at your local Humble/Atascocita martial arts school, but you’re not sure which style to study. With dozens of amazing disciplines from all across the world, how can you possibly choose? If you want to study martial arts as a way to get fit, we recommend jiu-jitsu. … Read more