Martial Arts Business Toolkit

After years of writing on topics concerning the business side of martial arts. I decided to compile everything that I’ve learned into a easy to read guide. The Martial Arts Business Toolkit. I know many athletes all over the world pursuing Jiu Jitsu as their career. But even if you’ve made a name for yourself, and established yourself as a skilled competitor and instructor. It’s still hard. As Jiu Jitsu continues to grow, more and more people are going to look to

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Promoting a great training environment

The environment of an academy can make or break it. I’ve thought a lot about this topic. Both as an instructor and as a student. And my hypothesis is that academies with a great training environment tend to do better financially and in competitions. It’s hard to explain what makes for a great training environment. However, I do know that no matter how good your academy is there will always be someone that gets rubbed the wrong way. You can’t

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Should your academy have a uniform policy?

Over the last few years I’ve observed more and more academies enacting a uniform policy for their members. It’s nothing new in martial arts. In traditional martial arts, they’ve had it for years. The world’s largest Jiu Jitsu association, Gracie Barra, has always enforced a strict gi policy. Simply put, if you train at a Gracie Barra academy then you have to wear a Gracie Barra gi. There’s different forms of uniform policy that I’m going to introduce today. But

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