At Gracie Barra, we are a Jiu-Jitsu studio, which to many people, is considered interchangeable with Karate other variations of martial arts. The difference between Karate and Jiu-Jitsu is a question that we often receive at our Santa Barbara gym, and we are always eager to explain the benefits of J…Read More
Martial Arts Santa Barbara
While most people are no stranger to martial arts, in these posts we explain the differences between the copious varieties of martial arts that exist today in order to help you decide which type is best for your own personal fitness goals. We demonstrate how martial arts are a great tool to get in shape faster than standard workout routines with more fun and a lot less pain. We also discuss how martial arts has grown immensely among kids and young adults as a proven fun and effective activity for promoting a healthy lifestyle — more so than team sports! Browse our martial arts posts and sign up for a free demo class today at Gracie Barra of Santa Barbara to start your journey to a better you!
Meet Your New Year’s Fitness Goals with Adult Martial Arts Classes Contrary to popular belief (and the majority of pictures you will find online), martial arts classes aren’t just for kids! While there are certainly benefits to kids martial arts classes as well, when it comes to Brazilian Jiu-Ji…Read More
There is no secret that while you may not feel it occurring much during your martial arts training, your body is getting an extensive workout that can certainly be felt long after you leave your martial arts class. If you are taking multiple martial arts classes a week or have other physical acti…Read More
Many people know about the multitude of benefits that are possible from taking Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, kickboxing and other martial arts training classes. They can physically increase your strength, agility, and coordination as well as mentally increase your concentration and sense of inner …Read More