Redline Jiu-Jitsu Academy: Winter Belt Ceremony 2017

Jiu-Jitsu brings people of all types, shapes, and sizes together. Over the weekend, students at The Redline Jiu-jitsu Academy gathered together at their semi-annual Belt Ceremony to witness their teammates acknowledged by being promoted to the next rank.   Adult and kids students received promotions. Students received new belt ranks and others received stripe promotions toward their next rank.    Below… Read more →

Gun Disarming Course – February 3rd, 2017

Check out our Facebook event page! Let us know if you coming by clicking here! Where: Redline Jiu-Jitsu Academy When: January 6th, 2017 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm What to Expect! This gun disarming course is for all skill sets and people interested in improving their own self-defense. According to FBI statics in 2015, over 120,000 firearm related incidents happened in… Read more →

She-Jitsu Camp For HER.

She-Jitsu Camp For HER will be at the Redline Jiu-Jistu Academy for a 3 Day Event for women and girls ages 13 & up. This camp is designed for all levels of fitness & first time students are welcome. Although no self-defense course is ever a full guarantee of safety, this course is designed to help women learn how to neutralize… Read more →

Are Jiu-Jitsu Tournaments right for you?

The self-defense strengths of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu get a fair amount of air time with practitioners, and with good reason–it’s one of the best martial arts for street self defense. (Articles discussing this abound on the Internet, but here’s a good list the Huffington Post published a couple of years ago, and another one, compiled by Dr. Jerry Beasley, both… Read more →

Jiu Jitsu for Kids: How the Gentle Art Can Help Banish Bullying

The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world.– Lao Tzu No one wants their child to be a victim. There’s anecdotal evidence in abundance to prove the benefits of martial arts for kids. (Through informal studies like this one that showed marked improvements in a control group of autistic children, not only in physical strength… Read more →

Martial Arts in the Modern Age

Practical aspects of self-defense aside, the question of why anyone in the 21st century would want–or need–to study a martial art might come up occasionally. We all lead busy lives, and like anything else, our recreational activities need to get put under the microscope occasionally, to see if they merit the time and financial expense they take. We all want… Read more →

Keep Your White Belt

“A good man is always a beginner.” ~Marcus Aurelius For the jiu jitsu practitioner (or a student of any martial art), the journey towards your first belt promotion takes up a lot of focus. The affirmation of advancement in skill is important, as is the psychological reward of practice and study. But the tradition of keeping previous belts as one… Read more →