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June 2016 Newsletter

Hey Bots! June is coming to a close and we’ve got some big news for the summer! We’ve got new classes, belt promotions, upcoming tournaments, and some new champions in our midst! We’d also like to introduce you to a new staff member at Robot and our Student of the…

 
May Newsletter
May Newsletter

Summer is upon us and you know what that means: more time to train! We hope you'll take your time to enjoy the warmth whether you're on a hike in the mountains or laying out at the beach, but remember to drop in a few days a week to continue…

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HOW TO CREATE SMART GOALS IN JIU JITSU AND LIFE
HOW TO CREATE SMART GOALS IN JIU JITSU AND LIFE

CREATING SMART GOALS: We’re excited to be back in 2015 and hitting the ground running. With the New Year always comes new resolutions. Normally, “resolution” gets treated as a dirty word, kind of like “Brussels sprouts” (just kidding, we love Brussels sprouts. Where do you think Coach Robbie gets his…

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SLACK ATTACK!
SLACK ATTACK!

Hey all! We spend a whole heck of a lot of time talking about torque. How to create it, when to create it, where to place it, why it’s important, etc. Generally, the gist is that we have this stuff called slack and it is ruining our Jiu Jitsu, so...

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There is No Spoon: Awareness in BJJ
There is No Spoon: Awareness in BJJ

Hey All! Last month we talked about extension, which is the mechanism through which we can create distance from our opponents. Hopefully you’ve begun to be able to recognize at what place in the positions to create extension and when to use rotation. If you’ve been keeping up with the newsletters, then…

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Extend Yourself Into Better Jiu Jitsu
Extend Yourself Into Better Jiu Jitsu

Hey Bots! We hope you’ve recovered from the craziness of March and caught up on all of the action around the gym! Just to recap, on the Jiu Jitsu side of the mat we had Heather Davis place at the Pan American Jiu Jitsu Championship and receive her Blue Belt…

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Why is Your Spine So Important in Jiu Jitsu?
Why is Your Spine So Important in Jiu Jitsu?

Hey all!  Happy March, Bots! Can you believe we’re already in the third month of the year? Where does the time go? Since the New Year we’ve talked a bit about the fundamental concepts of Jiu Jitsu, namely fixed points and slack. Our resolution was (is) to go through as many of…

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SLACK ATTACK!
SLACK ATTACK!

Hey all! We spend a whole heck of a lot of time talking about torque. How to create it, when to create it, where to place it, why it’s important, etc. Generally, the gist is that we have this stuff called slack and it is ruining our Jiu Jitsu, so we need to…

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How to Create SMART Goals in Jiu Jitsu and Life
How to Create SMART Goals in Jiu Jitsu and Life

Creating Smart Goals: We’re excited to be back in 2015 and hitting the ground running. With the New Year always comes new resolutions. Normally, “resolution” gets treated as a dirty word, kind of like “Brussels sprouts” (just kidding, we love Brussels sprouts. Where do you think Coach Robbie gets his…

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Finding your Fixed Points in Jiu Jitsu
Finding your Fixed Points in Jiu Jitsu

Happy New Year Bots! 2015 is going to be a BIG year here at Robot! Since we’ve all been so good about staying consistent and keeping those holiday lbs off, we can stay focused on taking our training to the next level this year! No matter your goal, we can…

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The Importance of Routine Maintenance
The Importance of Routine Maintenance

Everyone who drives a car knows that it needs to be regularly maintained for it to function properly and get you where you need to go. You change the oil every 3-5000 miles, you replace and rotate your tires, and you may even need to have the transmission replaced. It…

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