Category Archives: Kids

Fall 2022 Youth Tournament

Huzzah! The time is upon us once again. Out annual fall tournament. All students are invited! Kids ages 3-13 can grapple, spar, and do forms. They don’t have to do all three events, they can just do one or two … Continue reading

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Moving the Armbar from the Dummy to Real Humans

When we teach our youngest students how to do an armbar, we show them on a grappling dummy. It’s safer. It’s quicker. You don’t have to be patient with your partner. However, it leads to a problem: how do you … Continue reading

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New Fall Kids Schedule

We are always changing things up in an attempt to make the gym a more awesome place. For this update to the kid’s schedule, we’ve made several adjustments that I’ll try to explain briefly here but if you have additional … Continue reading

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Kid’s Tournament Time

What? A kid’s tournament in the middle of COVID? How is this possible? We will be holding this summer tournament & picnic outdoors, and welcome families to stay on afterwards to play (in a distanced manner). It seemed like the … Continue reading

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The Freeze: Day 39

Despite not being able to run classes inside, despite not being able to make contact with one another, we are still training and making progress. We are always saying we look at training as a lifelong endeavor, something you can … Continue reading

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