First BJJ Test for 2021 at Elite MMA Westheimer!

February 27th, 2021 marked our very first Brazilian Jiu Jitsu belt test in almost a year.  Belt testing is an exciting and important part of the BJJ journey as it the time where we get to test ourselves and be with our community to acknowledge our hard work and progress.  We had a 2-hour youth … Read more

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

TECHNIQUE: Collar Drag Takedown

Check out this video to hear Coach Robert walk you through what his team is doing and to see it in action!  1.  Secure cross collar grip and same side sleeve grip 2.  Start hanging your weight 3.  Snap your partner down 4.  Drop down and extend leg to trip partner 5.  As partner falls, … Read more

TECHNIQUE: Butterfly Elevation Entry into Ashi Garami Heelhook

Check out this video to hear Ryan walk you through what he is doing and to see it in action (and slow-mo!)  1.  Start in the butterfly guard with your hands C-gripped into your partner’s armpits 2.  Pull your partner over the top of you as you rock back to load them onto your butterfly … Read more

TECHNIQUE: Wizard Choke from Closed Guard with Jon Stockwell

Check out this video to hear Coach Jon’s thoughts on the move!  1.  Start in the closed guard 2.  Go over the top of one arm and reach for the far side collar 3.  Shrimp out towards the arm you are controlling while keeping your grip high 4.  Reach across and take your free arm … Read more

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

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

Six Good Reasons to Enroll Your Child in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Classes

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Bullying is an epidemic. It is rampant, widespread and a daily fact of life. It occurs in our communities, in our schools, streets – and sadly – even in our own homes. Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu classes can be an effective way to stop this. The Centers for Disease Control and Department of Education acknowledges … Read more

Why Floatation Therapy is One of The Best Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Recovery Method?

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Intense Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Baytown sessions, when pushed to your limits can cause burnouts if you haven’t taken care of your diet or body. That’s because BJJ training sessions often require stamina and power that puts stress on your body’s joints. But with some good recovery options you can soon rejuvenate yourself. One of them … Read more

What is Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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If you’ve recently searched for ‘jiujitsu gyms near me’, ‘Brazilian jiujitsu classes near me’, or ‘Jiu Jitsu training near me’, you may be thinking about enrolling in mixed jiujitsu arts. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is derived from Japanese format and is a form of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA). Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is reputed world over as … Read more