For those who haven’t seen it, I recommend checking out the short video “Gracie Bullyproof: Austin’s 1-week Transformation”. Very inspiring to me, and I think all QBJJ Students will identify with the message this video delivers.
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One of my new girl students said to me tonight, “I’m really stressed out.” I replied with, “well, you came to the right place!” She looked at me puzzled and I said, “BJJ is an escape from all your problems and troubles, because you literally cannot think of anything else when you are rolling. Furthermore, it solves problems with kids before they start. When you love BJJ, you don’t want to get into trouble, you don’t want to get into drugs or alcohol. BJJ becomes a positive and healthy addiction, because you avoid bad things keeping you away from the mats and do your best to take care of the good things that you must do to earn your mat-time. Make sense?” She smiled, said “yup” and started shrimpin’. I know BJJ isn’t for everyone, but I think everyone kid could use a healthy dose of what I get from it!
In a way, I’m proud that Quincy BJJ is inadvertently supporting the Quincy CTC mission by helping youth stay way from drugs and alcohol.
Big Congratulations to Joe Westby for earning another stripe on 01/09/2012!
Coach Jimmy Thompson of T-Town MMA promoted Jeremy Seda to the rank of purple belt today after leading two seminars in No Gi and Gi Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. Here are some photos from the Gi class today:
WOMENS’ Self-defense class scheduled for Thursday, September 13th from 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Optional Q&A and “Open Mat” sessions from 8:30–9:00 p.m.
Quincy Recreation Department and Quincy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu are offering a two-hour informational and hands-on self-defense seminar. By teaching confidence and vigilance, we will give you the knowledge to keep you and your loved ones safe. Techniques to fend of an assailant and escape dangerous situations will be demonstrated
COST: $10, pre-registration required at: https://secure.rec1.com/WA/quincy-parks-recreation/
(Listed under “Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu”)
DRESS CODE: Athletic clothes (i.e., yoga pants, board shorts) durable socks (no shoes on the mats)
LOCATION: Quincy High School Wrestling Room
– Quincy Recreation Department, to help bring more events like this to the Quincy
- Quincy High School Wrestling Program
Monday, August 6th is Quincy-wide National Night Out against Crime Gathering. It will be held at the High School Field behind the Baseball fence. Quincy Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will be at one of the booths, rolling out some mats to talk to the community about BJJ and how it can empower positive changes within lives of young and old(er) alike.
L-Bow the clown will be there for some performances from 6:30 to 8:00, so we will not follow our normal class schedule, but just have an “Open Mat” session from 4-8:00 p.m.