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Christmas time Kids BJJ training and fun

Martial Arts BJj Kids training in Oceanside, CA

Having so much fun with the kids!  This year went by so fast and the kids love their Jiu Jitsu!  We work hard and we play hard!  We wanted to celebrate Kids BJJ at Excel Jiu Jitsu MMA & Fitness Oceanside with a 2 day event, starting with Kids Night on Dec 19, 2014 and Kids Christmas training with Santa ... Read More »

Children Martial Arts Classes Oceanside, Ca

BJJ Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Kids, children's classes and programs in Oceanside, Ca

A little about us @ Excel Jiu Jitsu MMA & Fitness Oceanside… We are into kids!!! We love kids so much and we understand the benefits of what the Martial Arts can offer such as Character Building, Health & Fitness, and Fun!  We practice in such a way that kids can’t wait to come back for more! In our Children ... Read More »

Excel Jiu Jitsu Oceanside Team Get Together

Oceanside Jiu Jitsu BJJ Oceanside lessons for adults and children

Excel Jiu Jitsu MMA & Fitness had it’s annual Team Get Together on Saturday October 25, 2014 and featured Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belts Chris and Melissa Haueter as Guest Instructors for a mini BJJ seminar in Oceanside, Ca. Chris Haueter Brazilian Jiu Jitsu *click on pics to enlarge American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Pioneer, BJJ Black Belt Chris Haueter Had ... Read More »

Jiu Jitsu collaboration effect

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu BJJ Unity Gracie Carlsbad

Jiu Jitsu goes much further beyond than just collecting techniques and building skills.  It is for many athletes about networking, building lasting friendships, and the camaraderie that goes along with combat training.     n August 29, 2014, I had the honor and privilege to teach a class at Gracie Jiu Jitsu Carlsbad as a guest instructor.  There, I was ... Read More »

Excel MMA Oceanside, training for everyone

Ray Sloan Professional MMA fighter Bellator MMA

MMA is without a doubt one of the toughest sports to participate in.  An MMA fighter that prepares properly will have to train all aspects of the fight game.  The fighter needs to be well versed in striking, know the ground game and submissions, be in incredible athletic shape, and have the mind and spirit of a “Never Quit” warrior. ... Read More »

Quick Recap of EXCEL Jiu Jitsu at NAGA SD Jiu Jitsu tournament

youth BJJ competition Excel Jiu Jitsu Oceanside

*2014 NAGA American Grappling Association (NAGA) is the world’s largest mixed grappling tournament circuit with over 220,000 competitors worldwide.  On Saturday, March 29, 2014, NAGA returned to San Diego, Ca with its annual NAGA San Diego Championship No-Gi & Gi tournament (*info from NAGA website)  EXCEL Jiu Jitsu had  a few kids compete… Natalie Estrada;  fought a great tournament competing ... Read More »

The Complacency Factor: A first hand account of the dangers of Law Enforcement on the Border

Learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for Law enforcement

Article written by Gene Alvarez, Senior Patrol Agent, U.S. Border Patrol The men and women of the U.S. Border Patrol are unlike any other law enforcement agency in the United States. Often working alone in remote and rugged territory, Border Patrol Agents routinely apprehend large groups of undocumented aliens unassisted. All too often, the potential for violence against patrol agents ... Read More »

Two Warriors Battle, INTENSE MMA Action

High Intensity MMA Front kick

Ray “RAY GUN” Sloan emerges victorious over Matt Lagler, in an action packed MMA battle at the Xplode Fight Series in Valley Center, Ca. on March 22nd, 2014. Both Warriors were game and were eager to throw down as they put on quite a show for the audience! This win boosts RAY GUNS’ record to 6-0 and sets the stage ... Read More »

Aspirations for the BIG MMA show; Ray Sloan Interview

Extreme Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Ray “Ray Gun” Sloan is an up and coming MMA fighter. He’s off to a great start with a 5-0 record and is working hard to keep his win streak alive and get to the big MMA shows such as the UFC and Bellator. Everything Ray has achieved in his life has come through hard work and dedication. For most ... Read More »

The Art of Goal-Setting

taking the arm lock in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Article written by Greg Boulet, MA, PES, CES, NASM-CPT When I was in the Army, basic training was eight weeks long and two weeks of it consisted of Basic Rifle Marksmanship (BRM). BRM is when new soldiers learned how to use and shoot their rifle (usually an M16) effectively and safely. At the end of BRM, soldiers qualified with their weapon ... Read More »