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Halloween week events


There is a lot going on this week and we are just trying to make sure everyone knows what is going on at the academy. We have a great trip planned to Roba's, we are doing a pre order for hoodies and we have some New GIs in stock! Lots going on and here are the details for the events. If you have any questions just let us know. Roba's Remember, our group Roba's trip is this Friday, October 30th from 5-9pm! Tickets must be bought online before you get to the farm. If you are able to bring something, please [...]

Halloween week events2020-10-29T13:50:50-05:00

Why should I train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu now?


Why Should I train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu That is a question that Each and everyone of our students asked and answered. And even though every student has their own unique answer there are definitely some common themes that come up if you ask someone why they train BJJ. Get in shape / Lose Weight This is definitely the most common reason people start training.  BJJ is a great way to lose some weight and get in shape.  The classes will burn a ton of calories and they are a great mix of aerobic exercise and anaerobic conditioning.  You will get strong, [...]

Why should I train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu now?2020-06-04T10:05:42-05:00

Strength and conditioning benefits for Combat Athletes


Strength and conditioning has a ton of great benefits for combat athletes. Today we will talk about three very important benefits you can get by implementing a good strength and conditioning program. Injury Prevention First a very important benefit you will gain is injury prevention. There is no doubt that one of the most important benefits to strength and conditioning is that it affords you a great potential to reduce injuries you could get from training. Being strong, more flexible and in overall better condition can greatly reduce both the amount of injuries you receive as well as the severity [...]

Strength and conditioning benefits for Combat Athletes2020-05-27T13:25:32-05:00

Scranton MMA Home Training Tips


Today we are going to go over a bunch of great home training tips and strategies that will help you improve while you are training at home. Zoom Classes First we have to suggest that you try out some zoom classes. All of our programs have online classes that you can watch while you are home. We are going over everything that is in our standard curriculum and we are also getting in some great workout and connecting with our training partners. You will definitely be able to learn and progress by taking the classes plus it is really cool [...]

Scranton MMA Home Training Tips2020-05-14T10:50:45-05:00

BJJ Drill you can do at home


Right now we can't make it to the school to practice bjj and take classes but that doesnt mean we cant work on our game and make improvements. Check out this video of Sensei Frank     In this video Frank will show you how to get a great workout in that focuses on your abs.  The video not only will work your abs it will get your grips stronger as well. He also goes over some tips to make the cross collar choke much better.   Also while you are here. Check out this video of Sensei Frank going over [...]

BJJ Drill you can do at home2020-04-13T10:22:12-05:00