We are thrilled to announce that Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Winder – Team Pedro Sauer at Master Pattillo Martial Arts is officially an affiliate of Adopt a Cop BJJ. It’s extremely important to me that our martial arts studio creates a significant, positive impact on our community. One way we can do that is to make sure […]
The Truth About Self-Defense and the Martial Arts (Part 2) I am sometimes asked “Can you beat up Bruce Lee?” or “Could you take on Johnny Lawrence from Cobra Kai?”. Or, when someone finds out that I’m a 6th Degree Black Belt, they say, “Man, I bet you could really beat someone up.” The truth […]
Presidents Day Presidents Day commemorates the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. I remember those dates being separate occasions on the calendar but, since the mid-1980s, there has been a push to refer to those dates as “Presidents Day”. On this federal holiday, we recognize the significant contributions of our first President. But we […]
2020 brought with it many unique, unexpected situations. But it also brought some pretty great things – and great memories. As we look forward to 2021, here is a look back at 2020.
When we started our Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) program at Master Pattillo Martial Arts, there was a buzz of excitement in the air. My adult students were excited to add Jiu-Jitsu to their martial arts training. The moms and dads of my kids program were excited to give the class a try, too. On top of […]
If you’re thinking about trying Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) for the first time, you might be wondering what to expect. At Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Winder (Team Pedro Sauer), we understand that trying something new can be nerve-wracking, which is why we want to give you a sneak peek into what your first BJJ class will be like. […]
Often, when someone calls my martial arts school about adult martial arts classes, I ask if they’re interested in our Karate classes or Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) classes. Some people want to do both programs and some want to stick with just one. Either way is perfectly fine! And some people have a good idea of […]