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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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What every kid needs to stick to martial arts!

In another blog post, I told you that persistence is one of the five core tenets of our martial arts program. It’s a must for kids to learn to fulfill their obligations and stick to their commitments –

But what makes them want to do that?

In martial arts like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, we attribute it to one small word: FUN!

We shouldn’t overlook kids’ need to have fun. They’ll have most of their lives to be adults. We want to teach them the skills they need later in life, but we don’t want to strip all the fun out of their lives in the process. Kids need to play!texarkana jiu jitsu kids BJJ program

Martial arts instruction provides discipline, but it’s fun too. I love to see the way a child’s eyes light up the first time they hit a takedown or get out of a really bad position… or when they’re laughing with a friend they met in one of our classes.

We pride ourselves on providing kids with a fun environment. We focus on discipline, but our instructors love to laugh with their students. There’s room for both in a martial arts class!

In classes, kids have time before and after instruction to socialize and laugh. We hear them sharing interests, whether they’re talking about Pokémon or a book they’ve recently read. And, as I said before, no martial arts students would deny that it’s fun to break a board or execute a move perfectly for the first time!

Kids sometimes start studying with us because their parents make them – but they keep coming back because they have a great time. It’s fun in a structured environment, and that’s perfect to help kids learn.

If you’re ready for your child to experience the fun and socialization that happens at Texarkana Jiu Jitsu, click here to sign up for a trial membership.

Until next time!

Coach Marc Hagebusch

PS: Look for another post soon that will focus on a very real concern for parents and how martial arts can keep their kids safe. You won’t want to miss it!