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Your Best Jiu Jitsu School: Big or Small?

If you’ve trained at or even visited more than one Jiu Jitsu school then you know that they are very different. One of the biggest differences is the size of the member base. There are pro....

Thoughts from Thailand, Stout Training Pittsburgh Muay Thai Trip

– Kru David Reese Nov. 2015 Good morning from Bangkok! Well it is morning for us at least. I wanted to get everyone caught up with the current and correct information on how the training ....

How to Make Rapid Improvement in BJJ, MMA, Wrestling, and other combat sports

I made rapid improvements in my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Game by watching Video. You can use video as a powerful learning tool also. Here are tip and insights form some of the best athletes and c....

Self Defense Classes in Pittsburgh

With the guidance of my good friend and mentor Craig Douglas I am pleased to present a regular weekly class based primarily on his work at Stout Training Pittsburgh. I have been a studen....

Youth Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the car– skill visualization.

One amazing thing I have found about teaching children is that moment when a child is learning a new skill and applying it for the first time, that they just “get it”.  It’s like that....

Overcoming Claustrophobia in Jiu Jitsu

This article is about one of the more undiscussed BJJ issues, Jiu Jitsu claustrophobia . In a video linked below, Warren, head Jiu Jitsu trainer at Stout Training Pittsburgh and Renzo Gracie....