Sneaky Tricks with Jon Stockwell

Hi everyone,  I am Coach Jon, I teach at the Atascocita location and I wanted to share with you a little bit about me. I have been doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for the last 7 years and I absolutely love every day I train.  However, never in my wildest dreams would I have thought I … Read more

Self-Defense and Friendly Fun with Luke French

Hello I’m Luke, I’m 15 years old I’m currently training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I joined because I wanted to learn how to fight to defend myself. I soon learned that it was a ton of fun and very beneficial to train in BJJ. I started going to class very frequently and enjoyed learning the … Read more

Mentorship, Opportunity, Family…Mr. Bulldog Has It All with Brenden Martinez

Hello! My name is Brenden Martinez. I am 12 years old. I have been with Elite MMA Baytown for 4 years. In my time at Elite, I have had the opportunity to learn so much about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. I enjoy learning from all of the awesome coaches (Robert, Brittney, and Frost) here at Elite … Read more

Living for Greatness with Hai Nguyen

Hello, everyone. I hope you all are enjoying the holidays, celebrating the end of 2020 and envisioning a bright future for 2021. This year has been trying and odd for everyone. With the year coming to an end, I asked my wife, Ashley, what she would like me to write for the newsletter. Without hesitation, … 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

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 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

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