Five Reasons Why Your Child Should Learn Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

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What happens in a kids BJJ class?

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How To Mentally Prepare For The ‘Hard Class’

Pat Dunne JDMMA

Mentally Prepare For The ‘Hard Class’ Every serious martial arts gym has at least one ‘hard class’. That night of the week where your coach decides conditioning for competition (or conflict) is in order. Its reputation precedes itself. It is talked about in hushed tones and whispered about in the locker room after class. Some … Read more

The evolution of BJJ over time

John Donehue rolling

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Training Consistently

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3 Keys to dealing with strong closed guard

Zac Phillips

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Training With Gene LeBell

John Donehue Gene L

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Training With Gene LeBell

It’s hard to describe what training with The Godfather of grappling is like to anyone who hasn’t experienced it. As they say feeling is believing and nothing says that more than when Uncle Gene grabs hold of you with those big thick hands of his and gets the precise angle for a submission and the pain is immediate.

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THE RECLUSIVE MASTER – A RARE INTERVIEW WITH COACH JOHN DONEHUE

Jiu Jitsu - John Donehue Teaching Ground Control

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Staying on the Jiu Jitsu train

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Staying on the Jiu Jitsu Train

With Jiu Jitsu, it is hard to objectively measure your progress, because everyone is progressing alongside you.

The same people that I struggled with when I first started at John Donehue Jiu Jitsu and MMA are the same people that I struggle with now. I still can’t pass Patty’s guard, Nikki still runs rings around me, and Ash still catches me with sneaky submissions from nowhere.

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Member of the month: Yohan D’lima

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MEMBER OF THE MONTH: YOHAN D’LIMA

HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN TRAINING BRAZILIAN JIU JITSU AT JOHN DONEHUE JIU JITSU & MMA?

I have been training Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for just over a year, I started in 2017.

WHAT DO YOU ENJOY MOST IN YOUR CLASSES AT JOHN DONEHUE JIU JITSU & MMA?

The positive and encouraging vibe from the coaches and my training partners make classes very enjoyable.

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