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  • The Benefits of Strength Training Part I

    The Benefits of Strength Training Part I

    For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to discard those antiquated notions of what resistance training can do for your physique and health. Modern exercise science shows that working with weights—whether that weight is a light dumbbell or your own body—may be the best course of action for those fighting Diabetes, High Blood Pressure, and other life altering/threatening conditions. Through a process known as bone remodeling , strength training stimulates the development of bone osteoblasts, creating the cells that build bones back up. While you can achieve ....

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  • How Martial Arts Benefits Kids Beyond Traditional Sports

    How Martial Arts Benefits Kids Beyond Traditional Sports

    Every parent knows that kids need plenty of physical activity in order to be healthy and establish good habits that will last a lifetime. There are of course traditional team sports like baseball, football, and soccer, while those have their merits, martial arts offer so many other benefits that these sports cannot. Unleashing The Inner Superhero: First off martial arts are cool. It won’t take much to convince your child to at least give it a try, just have them watch any action movie and they’ll be ready to go! From Bruce Lee to Power Rangers to Marvel movies one thing that stands the test of time is that martial arts are really cool. Growing up is hard and kids ....

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  • Member Dossier - Kids class interview

    As an instructor I do not get many chances to get direct feedback from students without pulling them off to the side during a class. I decided instead to interview my students to see how well they
    felt they were progressing. Below is a short interview from my student A.S Did you want to try Martial Arts before your parents suggested it? If so why?
    -no, because I did not know about it. I tried gymnastics and soccer because I liked being active. I stopped doing soccer and tried jiu jitsu then decided just to do jiu jitsu. I quit gymnastics because the coaches where bad. What where your first impressions of Jiu Jitsu Class?
    -I thought it was amazing, I thought I would have a lot of ....

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  • My Approach to Mindfulness in Martial Arts

    “If I can teach my students only one thing it is that the best way to prevent a fight is to avoid one. Jiu Jitsu not only prepares students for how to deal with danger physically, it also teaches them how to curb intense emotions and exercise mindfulness in difficult situations. I have had students who demonstrated difficulties with social-emotional situations outside of Jiu Jitsu practice who have become leaders in class because of their Jiu Jitsu training. While many traditional martial arts show specific blocks and strikes, Jiu Jitsu shows a system of controlled grappling that stops an opponent without the need to hit them. This method teaches students how to extinguish a ....

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  • Women's Only Classes

    Nashville MMA is proud to promote our Women's Only Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Women's Only Muay Thai Kickboxing classes. Both classes have gotten off to a quick start! As the leading Mixed Martial Arts Facility in Nashville, we are taking it upon ourselves to reach out to the female population of our city to provide self defense, fitness, and performance training instruction. NMMA is proud to be an advocate of Women's sports and especially Women's martial arts, and plan to grow all of our women's programs to rival any in the country. We designed our Women's classes to provide a comfortable introduction to the arts of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai, as well as, promote Female Comradery for ....

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  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai Classes in Nashville


    Check out our new website for Nashville MMA!
    We proudly serve the Nashville, Antioch, and Hermitage areas! Come see the programs and deals we have to offer. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Fitness Kickboxing and SO MUCH MORE! Fill out the "Request Information" form on the side of the page and stop in for a visit today! Don't forget to click here to visit us on our social media pages!! Facebook , Google+ ....

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