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Rash Guard Design Competition

Requirements Designs can be submitted by any Refuge BJJ student, their family, or friends. Artists must state their connection to Refuge BJJ in their submission. The drawing can be hand …

Arte Suave – The Gentle Art

Jiu-Jitsu: “The Gentle Art” BJJ USA wrote “Jiu-jitsu” translates from the Japanese as “the gentle art.” or “Arte Suave”. The idea here is that practitioners can execute moves realistically and …

Humility in Jiu-Jitsu

Humility: “A modest view of one’s own importance” We love the description that Valerie Worthington wrote in her article ‘The Gentle Art Of Humility: Ego And Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’: In jiu-jitsu, …

Gym Etiquette

Understanding Gym Etiquette  Here at Refuge BJJ, we do our very best to make sure the academy is safe and clean for all of our members. We have written our …

Student Spotlight

What Makes Refuge BJJ Great? YOU! Our coaches nominated two students from each program (Mighty Mites, Youth, Teen & Adult) to participate in a student spotlight. Read below to learn …

Student Spotlight: Brian

Meet Brian! Refuge BJJ coaches nominated students to participate in a student spotlight. They are a few of the examples of what makes our school great! Read below to learn more …

Student Spotlight: Cesar

Meet Cesar! Refuge BJJ coaches nominated students to participate in a student spotlight. They are a few of the examples of what makes our school great! Read below to learn more …