4 Ways BJJ Helps Relieve Stress

Ahh, the holiday season is upon us. Whether you get starry-eyed at all the magic or your inner introvert starts prematurely panicking, this is undeniably a stressful time of year. From the socializing to the spending, the food to the family time, there’s a lot going on. Fortunately for BJJ practitioners, their activity of choice […]

5 Tips for Remembering BJJ Techniques

BJJ, like any martial art, is a cumulative sport. Your depth and range of knowledge grows and builds over time. But in the beginning, you may feel overwhelmed by even the most basic techniques you’re trying to learn and find yourself forgetting what you’re supposed to be doing. That’s normal! This stuff takes time. Luckily, […]

How BJJ Benefits Kids On And Off the Mat

We’ve written pretty extensively about the advantages of BJJ for kids, but it’s one of the main reasons parents get their kids involved in this particular activity. That makes it worth another post. The fact is, BJJ benefits kids on and off the mat, and here at Guerrilla BJJ in Reno, we see it every day. […]

Three Keys When Starting BJJ Later in Life

There’s an old quote that’s often adapted and shared when it comes to starting BJJ later in life. “The best time to start training BJJ was 10 years ago. The second best time is now.” It underscores the fact that it really is never too late to get started, as long as you have the […]

3 Things to Understand Before You Begin BJJ

More and more people are thinking about training in BJJ. Some of them are looking for something empowering, or a way to improve their fitness and discipline. Some are exploring it as an option for their children. Here at Guerrilla BJJ in Reno, we welcome them all with open arms. And to help you make […]

The Hands-Down Best Way to Know if Your Child is Ready for BJJ

We field a lot of questions from eager parents about when their child might be ready to start rolling. And we get it! There are all sorts of physical, emotional, and social benefits to Brazilian jiu jitsu. But here’s the thing — your child will only enjoy those benefits if they start training at the […]

What Makes Guerrilla BJJ Different?

You’ve made the decision to sign up for Brazilian jiu jitsu – awesome! Step two is figuring out how you’re going to make this happen, or more specifically, where. We’ve shared tips before to help you find the right school for you and we recommend taking them to heart. BJJ schools aren’t created equal, and there’s a lot […]

Do I Need to Be in Shape to Start BJJ?

Adults interested in starting BJJ tend to have questions, and chief among them relates to whether they’re physically fit enough to start or if it makes more sense to lose weight first. It’s a good question with an easy answer. Just come as you are. Getting In Shape is a Perk Among the many benefits […]