Entries by Joe Heller

Covid 19 Continues to Impact All of Us

Dear Friends, Students, and Family, We are all in this together:   As the pandemic continues we are closed per the Stay-At-Home mandate along with other establishments in our home state. We are once again asking for your continued support through these trying times. At the same time we want to show our appreciation and […]

Knowledge is Power: Don’t be ruled by fear

It’s human nature to respond to fear, it’s a survival mechanism, a motivator. Fear can teach us a lot about ourselves when we’re willing to look internally. It can be the benefit of past lessons learned now a warning sign to not make the same mistake again. It can motivate us over fear of gaining […]


What’s the difference? Can you spot quality?

Just starting out in martial arts? Before you make the same mistakes I did, you’ve got to read this!   Whether it’s Gracie Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, Bruce Lee’s Jeet Kune Do, Kali, or any other method of training it’s imperative that you get off to a good start. In this article I’m going to […]

Giving up? That stuff’s for quitters!!

We’ve all been there, down in the dumps ready and willing to pull the plug. In the end it could’ve been the right decision but more often than not we regret things that we relinquish too early.A common hurdle in life, but one less talked about is the stages of quitting. It doesn’t just happen […]

Kickboxing – The Great Bridge of Martial Arts

There’s many styles and methods of Martial Arts, and among those you have diversion on what’s the best of the best. All Muay Thai and BJJ may look the same for example, but to a trained eye the differences in strategy, technique, and quality can be astounding. Experts can look at a method they haven’t […]