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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Reflections on Monday Nights Promotions

There is always so much more to say, but sometimes in the moment it’s hard to get the words out exactly. Having led Heroes Martial Arts for the last 8 years, having been a black belt for 11 years, and having been on the mat for 21 years and counting I can honestly say that […]

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San Jose Flood Victims Relief Benefit Event Saturday, March 11

All Proceeds going to https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/sjflood   In February 2017, during one of the wettest winters in decades, several San Jose neighborhoods experienced severe flooding that has forced thousands of residents and businesses to evacuate their homes and caused significant damage to public and private property throughout the city. The most severe flooding has taken place […]

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