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$149 for a month of classes – Worried about that year-long contract? Try us out for a month and if we aren’t a good match for you you don’t have to stick around. Pick one program; Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Submission Grappling, Muay Thai Boxing, or CrossFit and try it out for a month. This offer is only for people who have …

Why I Train Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at Vanguard Gym – Greg

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"Since starting Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Vanguard in December of 2011, I have lived in Iowa, Illinois and Virginia. My family moved to Gainesville from Illinois while I was an undergraduate so I did not know too many people in the area. With a few months of (Brazilian Jiu Jitsu) BJJ under my white belt, I decided to give Vanguard Gym ...

The Challenge of Jiu-Jitsu – Kate

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"I love Jiu Jitsu because it is a game that challenges me both mentally and physically. I have spent a lot of time learning the basics, or if I were to compare it to chess, I have been building up my pieces. Each "piece" is a specific move, and the better I learn and understand what moves are effective against ...

What the Challenge of BJJ Does for Me – John

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"Challenge? It's something we hear often talked about at school, at work, or in media. But what does that mean really? For me it has always meant pushing myself past my comfort zone. As a former successful high school wrestler, I was all too familiar with being uncomfortable. Be it putting in the time training in the wrestling room, working ...

Why I Workout at Vanguard Gym – Brian

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"I was always a skinny kid that could eat whatever I wanted and get away with it. I played basketball five to six times a week for several hours each time and would never gain a pound. After I graduated from college I was still able to play basketball, but didn’t have the same amount of time available to me ...