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How Jiu-Jitsu Can Help Kids with ADHD

How Jiu-Jitsu Can Help Kids with ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, better known as ADHD, is a condition that affects millions of children in the US. Characterized by symptoms such as lack of attention, hyperactivity, fidgeting, disruptiveness and impulsivity, it’s a condition that has steadily been found in more and more children each year. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control […]

The Erberth Santos Scandal

The Erberth Santos Scandal

What Happened Last February, during the BJJ Stars: Black Belt Edition tournament, something unprecedented happened. Erberth Santos, a black belt competing against Felipe Pena, suddenly stormed off the mat and launched himself against another black belt. The black belt had been jeering at him from the sidelines. According to the MMA Maniac, Erberth Santos had […]

Jiu-Jitsu And The Three Principles of Childhood Development

Jiu-Jitsu And The Three Principles of Childhood Development

According to a 2017 study conducted by Harvard University, there are three principles that are essential to a child’s development: supportive relationships, core life skills, and stress reduction. Once analyzed, Brazilian jiu-jitsu meets these requirements head on, making it one of the best sports to expose your child to at a young age. Below is […]