The First Female Black Belt

Duarte’s list of accolades in our sport is tremendous, not just on the mats, but outside of them as well. Unfortunately for us, her career drifted her away from jiu jitsu, but wherever she went, and whatever she dedicated her resources too, she was heard and respected. A winner on all accounts and a great…

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Hydration

Hydration is Everything

Between breathing, sweating and using the restroom, your body loses water every day. Proper hydration is critical to maintaining normal functionality and peak athletic performance. Water content can come from both beverages and foods, however, without the proper consumption of liquids, your body can begin to shut down through dehydration resulting in fatigue, reduced coordination,…

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