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2910, 2020

Halloween week events

By |October 29th, 2020|Categories: General News|

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 [...]

406, 2020

Why should I train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu now?

By |June 4th, 2020|Categories: General News|

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 [...]

2705, 2020

Strength and conditioning benefits for Combat Athletes

By |May 27th, 2020|Categories: General News|

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 [...]

1405, 2020

Scranton MMA Home Training Tips

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: General News|

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 [...]

1304, 2020

BJJ Drill you can do at home

By |April 13th, 2020|Categories: bjj, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, martial arts, Scranton MMA News|

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 [...]

511, 2019

Scranton MMA November Events

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: bjj, Blog, community events|

Hey Everyone we just sent out our monthly newsletter and I wanted to post some of the details here on our blog as well.   First off, we will be sending out a test text message to all of our current members to make sure we have everyone’s number on file. We will be using texts to announce snow cancellations seeing as the winter months are sneaking up on us! [...]

1610, 2019

Scranton MMA Basic BJJ armbar from Guard

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: bjj|

Recently in our Beginners BJJ class we have gone over a pretty basic armbar. When we have taught and reviewed the armbar we have been practicing it from a dominant position while on top of our attacker. One great thing about BJJ is that very often the same move can be done from different positions or situations. In this case the armbar we have gone over from the top position [...]

710, 2019

Get Up – Basic Self Defense Move – Scranton MMA

By |October 7th, 2019|Categories: bjj, Gracie Jiu Jitsu, martial arts, self defense|

There are a lot of important techniques you need to learn in order to be confident that you can defend yourself in a self defense situation.  There are also a lot of concepts and principles that you will learn and pick up along the way. Today we are going to talk about a technique that also ties in with a basic principle of self defense. The principle is this: if [...]

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