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Clint Hanna reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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About a year ago, I knew it was time to take my health and fitness seriously. When your gut walks into the room five minutes before you do, it’s time for a change! After being encouraged to consider Texarkana Jiu-Jitsu by a friend, a decided to give it a shot. I can honestly say it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. Everyone was welcoming and friendly, the encouragement and camaraderie I’ve experienced from everyone has been fantastic. I’ve dropped 25lbs so far and become much more intentional with my diet. Jiu-Jitsu has changed the way I approach many things. If you’re looking to make a change, Jiu-Jitsu will change you!

Kevin Devasier reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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I have been training at Texarkana Jiu Jitsu for nearly 2 years. It is the best place to train no matter what your physical condition is. It’s a family friendly place for people of all ages.

Amber Satterfield reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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Texarkana Jiu Jitsu welcomed me with open arms. The ladies there took me in and have been the best at helping me build confidence. Marc (Coach) has an enormous amount of knowledge and skill. His instructions are precise and easy to follow. The best part is that the group as a whole wants you to learn and get better. You are not a burden as a newbie.

Amber Walls Hicks reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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If you are interested in training, I highly recommend coming to Texarkana Jiu-Jitsu! They work with all skill levels… which mine was no skill. Great coaches and teammates that make you feel like family! My son and I both train and love it!! It has helped him learn to be more disciplined and focused! You will not be disappointed!

Michael Robert Shute reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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3 months in and it just keeps getting better every class! My 13 year old son and I absolutely love the journey we are on with Texarkana Brazilian JiuJitsu. The atmosphere is phenomenal! No ego’s on the mat only respect and the drive to see each other succeed! You will meet people from all walks of life on the mat and learn something from them each and every time. The first two months were tough due to my lack of physical conditioning but the drills and free rolling have changed that. I feel better physically and mentally. I love the changes I see in my son in his confidence and his desire to train as much as he can. Our journey has only just begun and we are both looking forward to it. If your considering checking Texarkana Brazilian JiuJitsu out we highly recommend it. Swing by and check it out who knows you might join us on our journey.

Scott Lillis reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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If your looking for life’s next challenge or think your the toughest person on the block. Then this is the place for you there is a wealth of skill, knowledge and a more than welcoming atmosphere to crush your ego but not your soul!

Jeff Blaauw reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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I walked into Texarkana Jiu Jitsu in February. I didn't know that my life would change that night. Everyone was very welcoming and helpful. No big egos. Just really cool people training together. I've lost 50 lbs in four months, and off medication. This gym has literally saved my life. If you want to learn the most effective martial art from a great, knowledgeable coach, Marc Hagebusch is your guy. There isn't another gym around where you'll train under a 3rd degree black belt. Give Texarkana Jiu Jitsu a try. It WILL change your life too!

Larry Morine reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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Great instructor and a very nice facility.

Hudson Davis reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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Jiu Jitsu helps with more than just a martial arts skill. The instructors and members of the class will help your confidence, cardio, and much more. Highly recommend.

Phil Cardella reviewed Texarkana Jiu Jitsu
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Great people doing something outstanding for their community. Respected leaders in their industry. Humble helpful and professional.

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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Judo are excellent compliments to one another which is why we train many Judo throws (as well as wrestling) at Texarkana Jiu Jitsu.

Jiu Jitsu is an open system of martial arts that continues to evolve over time. The art is ‘alive‘ in that it changes and adapts.

It has to work in a real life scenario.

We add things that work into the style and discard those that aren’t effective.

Nothing stays simply because of tradition in Jiu Jitsu.

Everything must work against a resisting opponent.

Jiu Jitsu also recognizes the fact that we’re not all the same and certain body types, physical attributes, as well as mental attributes dictate each individual’s style.

Other martial arts considered ‘traditional martial arts‘ like many styles of karate (etc) are closed systems that train the same way as people did maybe 1,000 years or more ago. These arts tend to emphasize kata and other long sequences of movements punching, kicking, and blocking the air.

The 2 different approaches are just that, different.

Some people may enjoy the tradition with a less physical style that doesn’t involve training against resistance. It does give them less ability to use the techniques in real life, but really what matters is that you find something you enjoy doing in the martial arts.

Other people enjoy pushing themselves both physically and mentally to improve and see what they can do over time against a resisting opponent in a safe manner like we do at Texarkana Jiu Jitsu.

The basic idea of training against a resisting opponent is what makes Jiu Jitsu a great art for use in the sports of BJJ and MMA, as well as, in self defense.

This is because in these ‘real life’ situations you will be forced to use the techniques under stress and by training for that… when the time comes, you’ll be ready whether you’re a 4 year old in pre-school or at a daycare or an adult at home alone.