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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 We Workout at Vanguard Gym – Matt and Jessica

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"When we first moved to this area, we were looking for a place that we could go and workout together. We wanted a place that offered Martial arts and Crossfit. We consider ourselves an active couple, and we wanted to join a gym that can fulfill our fitness needs. Our goals were to improve our strength, endurance, along with Martial ...

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 ...

Why I’m a Member of Vanguard Gym – Gary

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"I enjoy doing stuff with my kids. I try to spend quality time with them by engaging in things that they like to do. But it's not always easy because they don't all share a common interest. So sometimes I have to do things individually with them. I was there to support my eldest son when he was doing football ...

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 Train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu at Vanguard Gym

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"During the last couple years at Vanguard Gym, my health has been reborn. Since the fall of 2012, I have lost 50 pounds though a combination of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ), Vanguard, & healthier eating. At times now I smile to myself, wondering what the heck took me so long to make these changes. Prior to this, my struggle with being ...