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My first steps into vagabond bjj, first and foremost was welcoming. Second was the humbleness of not just the coaches, but from the students as well. There is literally no egos in vagabond bjj, everyone is humble and there to learn. The coaches and the students are uplifting you in any way they can. Also, there is a home feeling to vagabond bjj, I am so impressed by the coaches that I took my three kids out of taekwondo and enrolled them in vagabond. Vagabond is the place to go for bjj, stop by and let the camaraderie speak for itself.

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A welcoming energy and hospitality second to none. Well balanced top tier training. A throw back to what the martial way, and an old school Jiu-Jitsu academy is meant to be. Honored to call it my new training home and family.

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Vagabond has quickly become my home away from home since I signed up on 12/15/17. I love the friendly atmosphere here among the instructors and students that makes you feel at home from day one. The BJJ instruction for kids and adults, whether beginners or experienced grapplers is top notch. The laid back and friendly atmosphere helps students learn quickly so the training is excellent. In my first month here I lost 30lbs...just from learning and having fun with my friends. You really can't beat that. My wife trains here as well and loves it as much as I do.

I can and do recommend Vagabond to everyone I know. No matter what your goals are this is the place to achieve them in the Permian.

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Vagabond has been an amazing experience for my son and I. Don’t be confused Jujitsu is challenging and will push you regardless of your athletic ability, age, or cardio shape but we are all forged in fire. The greatest growth comes from challenging your body, mind, and spirit and in the short time at Vagabond I have experienced that. I look forward to the growth and life lessons I know I will learn.

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Coaches are awesome, the kids love it and they teach real skills. The kids grow in confidence, discipline, and respect. My son has been going there for about a month and has already had great improvements in his attitude and he’s excited for class days. I highly recommend this great group of folks.

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I have been here a few weeks and have been very impressed with everyone. I've trained in several places and with quite a few people. the coaches here are very good and very encouraging. I have yet to meet an ego. Even Prof. Hantz who has taught the 530 a.m. one morning was humble and was very patient and encouraging with me. The higher belts aren't egotistical. Both of my young sons train here now and have been seeing improvement in them since day one. there are at least 4 coaches helping with the children's classes and they spend time with every kid to help and teach each individual kid. I have been very impressed and would definitely recommend this place to any age, sex or skill level. I also love that they have a 530 a.m. class. Often it is the only one I'm able to attend. Love this place so far!

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Confidence is King in a Field of Weakness

Confidence is King in a Field of Weakness

Today we have soft kids, entitled generations and soft men. All with the voice of giants (on the internet) but lack the experience of having bad experiences to back them up.

If you’re over 30 years old, you can look back on a few moments in your life where you dropped the ball when you could have made a highlight real dunk.

For some of you, it may have been for a job or even saying something to someone you were attracted to. Now they’re off with some douchebag at a Sandals resort and fuckin’, Steve from accounting is having brunch with the VP.

You could have been that douchebag. But, you didn’t pull the trigger.

“Thanks for reminding me of my failures, bro. What’s the point?”

My point is, why didn’t you take the shot? Where was your confidence when you needed it? AND, how can you get some confidence back in your life?

Doing something that is difficult and coming out on the other side of it breeds confidence.

It’s the knowledge that even though some shit is gonna be hard and you might puke after asking that person out but, YOU’RE GONNA BE OK and you probably won’t puke next time.

As a 33 year old guy, I choose to do stuff that is physically difficult. The confidence you can build in yourself by lifting weights, running/biking/hiking long distances, or learning to choke a dude unconscious will make things easier in all aspects of life.

I choose the physically difficult stuff because I want to keep my weight in check and I don’t want my heart to explode.

I compete in BJJ and because of that, I keep my diet in check for longer than 3 days and I don’t have to worry about my wife not thinking I’m good looking anymore.

It’s something you can do with your wife AND kids. Last time I checked, you couldn’t suit up and blast 8-year-olds as the “scout team” Free Saftey.  You could be one of those dads that dresses up in full baseball uniform to coach your 5-year-old, I guess, if that’s what makes you feel good.

There’s something alluring and hilariously primal knowing that you can strangle a man if you ever needed to.

The type of confidence that is manifested after training Jiu Jitsu for a matter of time is not a big headed, arrogant, asshole-ish confidence. It’s an understanding that the stakes of a physical altercation are high and the responsibility falls on your shoulders as a trained individual.

You must be confident in your skill and your character.

Look, am I saying that knowing how to choke Steve is going to give you a better shot a date with the hottie? Well, maybe.

Jiu Jitsu isn’t easy. It’s mentally taxing as well as physically.

You will sweat your ass off. You’ll tap (give up) a shitload. You’ll be beaten and give beatings (eventually).

Most importantly, you’ll grow as a woman or a man. You’ll be a better partner, a better boss or a better employee. (Fuck you Steve.)

Training Jiu Jitsu will give you a sense of confidence that you can take anywhere in the world.

In today’s age, having the confidence to tell someone “No.” is getting harder and harder to do.

We let our bosses take advantage of the most precious resource of time just so we can keep the job that we don’t like. We let our relationships become sour because we are too timid to commit to the idea of uncomfortable growth.

If you’re tired of this cycle of life, do something hard for yourself. Force yourself to grow.

Be the King walking through a field of weakness. Make your body and mind tougher, more resilient and watch your confidence and life level up.

NO experience is necessary and beginners are always welcome at Vagabond BJJ.

You don’t have to be in shape before you start.

Seriously. We’ve had people lose a hundred pounds. For real. 

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  • Improve Your Damn Self!

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