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Hygiene and Training Do's and Don'ts Martial Arts Wake Forest

Hygiene + Training Do’s and Don’ts Wake Forest Martial Arts

Hygiene and Training Do’s and Don’ts in Martial Arts In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai Kickboxing we spend a lot of time sweating and pushing ourselves while training. We train barefooted and there is a lot of personal closeness with our partners.  As a result there are some Do’s and Don’ts that go hand…

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How to Get Better at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Many people ask, “How do I get better at Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?  How can I improve at a faster rate.”  In this video Professor Rob discusses a simple answer to this question.    

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The 4 D’s of Discipline – Wake Forest Martial Arts and Music

Discipline – What does it take? In this video Professor Rob of Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts and Anthony Clayborne of Guitar Plus NC here in Wake Forest discuss the 4 D’s of Discipline. Whether you’re talking about accomplishing great things in martial arts or in playing music, discipline is needed to reach these goals.…

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Kids Martial Arts Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wake Forest

Kid Jitsu Self Defense Technique In this video Professor Rob demonstrates some of the techniques we have been working on the Kids Jitsu Brazilian Jiu Jitsu martial arts classes over the past few weeks. Here he shows a side kick to double leg take down ending in mount. Next, the kids learned how to defend…

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Assortment of fresh vegetables and fruit

Training and Nutrition

Knowledge of Nutrition is Power We’ve all likely heard the phrases “knowledge is power” and “we are what we eat”.  When it comes to nutrition, knowledge truly is powerful but it might not be what we think, at least in conventional terms.  We often think of food as a means to satisfy our hunger, sustain…

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3 Simple Tips for Kids Approached by Strangers

3 Simple Tips for Kids To Follow When Approached by Strangers As educators and instructors of self defense and safety in Wake Forest we wanted to share 3 Simple Tips for Parents and Kids on how to handle situations when a stranger approaches kids. In the past month a pair of suspicious men in a…

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10 Benefits to Training in Martial Arts

Discipline Learning Martial Arts requires a great deal of discipline from you.  Discipline to do what is needed to improve overall, both in martial arts skill and as person.  Through martial arts training and exercise students follow a regimen that develops and improves their self-discipline.  This discipline building will carry over to other aspects of…

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30 Day Fit Challenge – Wake Forest, NC

30 Day Fit Challenge at Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts – Wake Forest, NC Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts (Wake Forest, NC) is challenging everyone to a 30 Day Fit Challenge! For many people January marks the start of their new years resolution to get in shape.   At the Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts…

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Martial Arts Training – A Female Perspective – BJJ, Muay Thai, & Self Defense

Martial Arts Training – A Female Perspective – BJJ, Muay Thai & Self Defense The video below features several students sharing their experiences at the Pendergrass Academy of Martial Arts.  The first however is one female student sharing her experiences in both our BJJ (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) and Muay Thai Boxing program.   We think that many adults can relate…

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“Leave Me Alone” Standing Up for YOURSELF against Bullies in Wake Forest

“Leave Me Alone”. Three Words to Stand Up to any Bully! As simple as this sounds there is nothing more powerful than standing up to a bully and letting them know what you think. The #1 thing I believe we can teach any child is to be confident.  But, becoming confident takes work.  There is…

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