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Dori Velasquez is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Fitness Athlete of the Month for April 2021

"Dori is a beast! This girl regularly comes in for my 5pm Fitness Kickboxing class and then I'll see her in the 6:15pm Fitness Performance class right after that. You can see the results of her hard work in her physical appearance and the way she moves in class. Watch Dori knock out pushups like […]
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Emily Molina is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for April 2021

Emily Molina's parents enrolled her in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu so that she could get outside of her comfort zone, make new friends, and develop a little bit more of an edge. "Emily is the only girl in our family and I got her involved in Jiu Jitsu, in part, to toughen her up some. Her […]
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Daniel Miller is SBG Buford's Martial Arts Student of the Month for April 2021

The comback of the night definitely went to SBG Buford's Daniel Miller, who came back from a near knockout in round 1 to win his most recent Kickboxing fight! It was the 7th Muay Thai/Kickboxing fight of Daniel Miller's martial arts career and one that was more personal to Daniel. Coming in with a 3-3 […]
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Gianni Mingo is Straight Blast Gym Buford's Martial Arts Student of the Month for March

Gianni Mingo has become an incredibly good training partner in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Muay Thai over the past couple of years. Gianni started training at Straight Blast Gym in February of 2018; almost exactly three years ago, to the day. He and his friend Patrick attended Mill Creek High School together, and they wanted […]
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Geoff Pitts is SBG Buford's Fitness Athlete of the Month for March 2021

Geoff Pitts has undergone a pretty incredible physical transition since he started training at SBG Buford. Most of the body transformations you see from a gym or martial arts school involve people losing weight. I mean, let's be real; putting on weight is typically much easier than shedding it 😂. In Geoff's case, he came […]
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Wyatt Hanne is SBG Buford's Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for March 2021

SBG Buford's Wyatt Hanne leads his fellow Brazilian Jiu Jitsu teammates during warm-ups. Wyatt has become one of the leaders of our Kids BJJ program.
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Brazilian Jiu Jitsu vs Karate

So which martial art is better, Karate or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?? When comparing different martial arts, it is important to look at different aspects and elements of each art. At its core, both Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and karate are designed to give you the tools to defend yourself against an attacker that wishes to cause […]
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Isaiah Mercado is SBG Buford's Kids Martial Arts Student of the Month for February

SBG Bufords's Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu student Isaiah Mercado.
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Growing Gorillas Life Skills Homework

One of the things that makes SBG's Kids Brazilian Jiu Jitsu program unique and special is our Life Skills homework. SBG coaches take their jobs seriously, especially when it comes to working with your kids. Not only are we going to teach them Jiu Jitsu, but we also want to be positive influencers and role-models. […]
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Let's talk about Kids Jiu Jitsu Belts As a part of your child's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu journey, they will receive stripes and belts to show their progression and status. Most parents at SBG aren't familiar with the hierarchy of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but we're going to fill you in right now so that you have […]
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