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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 […]

Master Marcus: The Importance of Confidence

Master Marcus: The Importance of Confidence

Few things can protect you the way confidence can. When we see someone who’s insecure or afraid, it shows, and there are many people out there who don’t think twice about exploiting these personal weaknesses. Time and time again, I’ve heard Master Marcus talk about confidence and the power of belief. How believing in the […]

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 […]

On What it Means to be a Third Generation Jiu-Jitsu Master

On What it Means to be a Third Generation Jiu-Jitsu Master

Last week, you read about Master Marcus’ jiu-jitsu lineage. This week, we take a closer look at what it means to be a third generation jiu-jitsu master. Although Master Marcus was awarded his belt by Francisco Sá’s son, “Sazinho”, both “Sazinho” and Master Marcus are part of the same jiu-jitsu generation. Master Marcus began learning […]