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Basic Jiu Jitsu Terms for Beginners

When you're just starting out learning Brazilian jiu jitsu, or other martial art forms, you might hear your classmates, and instructors using certain terms for things you might not be familiar with. We hope that with today's post, beginners will be a little more up-to-speed on the lingo we use around the gym. Beginners Glossary…
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Thinking About Starting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?

If you are thinking about learning Brazilian jiu jitsu, then there are some things that you should know before signing up for one of our free classes. First of all, Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a martial art and combat sport. BJJ is really beneficial in that it can teach a smaller person how to defend themselves…
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Muay Thai and Beginners, Part 3

Welcome back to part three of our series on what to expect during your first experience with learning Muay Thai. If you missed part one and part two, we advise you to take a few minutes to check them out as they have some great information that you should read if you're considering learning this…
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Beginning Muay Thai? Read This First!

Welcome back to part two in our three part series on what to expect when beginning your journey into Muay Thai. If you would like to go back and read part one, you can find it by clicking here. Muay Thai classes are different than karate lessons in Raleigh. For starters, you'll get a much…
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Tips for Muay Thai Beginners

If you have been thinking about trying Muay Thai, you might have gotten a little nervous. After all, trying something new can be a daunting experience! Wondering what the first lesson will be like can be scary for some, but it does not have to be. Gracie Raleigh can help you keep your apprehensions down…
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