Mitch Chen was on fire and dominated at the Grappling Industries tournament this past Saturday, Jan 9th, 2021. He won 10 out of 10 fights finishing 7 opponents with submissions earning double gold medals. Mitch definitely has a bright future in Jiu Jitsu.
Colin Scott debuts in his first competition after training only a month he showed that he has what it takes to be a champion over and over again. Colin has been taking his Jiu Jitsu training seriously since day 1 of training. Colin earned the silver medal in the gi division and the gold medal in the nogi. This is a very strong first performance; great job Colin!
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Double Phoenix Jiu Jitsu student Jon Kim gives his story of how important Jiu Jitsu is in his life. He speaks about his experience training at Double Phoenix.
Jon is a two-time blue belt Masters World Champion and has been a student for about 3.5 years now. Jon also has his son Nolan who trains at the school with him. Jiu Jitsu and grappling is something that bonds them together.
When searching for a Jiu Jitsu school or BJJ gym near you consider the following.
1. Are the instructors friendly and welcoming? Do the students welcome you into their group? Some schools can be a breeding ground for guys with a chip on their shoulder that want to only dominate and never want to look bad. This can be a recipe for disaster and injury. Ideally, you want an environment that you can make mistakes and your teammates will help you learn from them. Take a look around and see if people are smiling and having fun training. Do they look like they are standoffish and there only for themselves? Is the general vibe of the room about ego and dominating or is it about helping each other get better and improve themselves? Is the vibe about proving or improving?
2. What is the technical level of the students and instructor? Can the instructor break techniques down in a simple way for students to easily...