Free Introduction to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Class Saturday September 2 9:00 AM

Heroes Martial Arts is restarting our famous Fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Cycle in September!  This program is designed for beginner to intermediate students as an introduction to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and refinement of basic skills and concepts.   This is an excellent time to enroll in our school! To kick things off we are offering … Read more

Gumby’s thoughts on Belt Promotions

This article on Heroes Head Instructor Gumby’s thoughts on belt promotions originally appeared on Reddit in 2016 and can be viewed here along with commentary https://www.reddit.com/r/bjj/comments/402vgq/my_thoughts_on_belt_promotions/ Belts are a highly subjective matter at best. Where to the outsider what your ranking is a cut and dry answer, those of us who are more in the … Read more

Flash Back: BJJ Instructor Interview: Alan “Gumby” Marques

Interview from 2014 originally appearing on http://groundworkbjj.com/articles-and-books/the-academy/bjj-instructor-interview-alan-gumby-marques/   General Instruction People sometimes find this question tricky…What are “the basics”? I don’t think of this as a tricky question. A basic is something that requires little to no knowledge beforehand. Something is advanced because it has a prerequisite of knowledge of a basic. What constitutes a … Read more