A Brief History of Heroes Martial Arts (Locations)

The seeds of Heroes Martial Arts started at Gumby’s home gym: Ralph Gracie Mountain View which is one of the oldest Brazilian Jiu Jitsu gyms in the United States to have a continuous home location.  Gumby started there in fall of 1996 and was part of the first generation of Ralph Gracie’s American students.  Gumby’s […]

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Ava’s Blood Drive

We’ll supporting NCFit and our teammate Jason Khalipa as he continues to raise awareness on the importance of donating blood and childhood cancer awareness (his daughter Ava has been battling Leukemia).   More information by following:  https://nc.fit/ava/   Ava’s Blood Drive is an annual drive aimed at continuing to raise awareness of the importance of […]

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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 […]

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