Banish the Bully

Children’s formative years are absolutely crucial for establishing their sense of self, their worldview, and their outlook on life. Unfortunately though, all too many children experience the debilitating affects of bullying. Being bullied can make children feel humiliated, helpless, scared, and angry. It affects everything,...

Train Hard, Live Gently

Each of us comes from a diverse and unique set of circumstances. We have all overcome trials in life to get to where we are. Perhaps you are coming across this page for the first time, searching for yourself, or searching for kids martial arts...

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Makes Its Mark in Littleton

Gracie Colorado founder and lead teacher Steve Hordinski has created an invaluable asset and lifelong confidence builder for the community by putting his center for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Littleton. People from young children through adulthood are taking lessons in this powerful, effective, and approachable martial...

BJJ Brings Families Together

People learn martial arts for a variety of different reasons. Some are interested in being able to defend themselves physically if necessary in a confrontation; others simply enjoy the practice of such a disciplined and beautiful way of moving the human body. Whatever the reason,...

Use BJJ to Overcome Bullying

Most of us have heard the stories of David and Goliath or the tortoise and the hare, but it can be difficult to really believe that the underdog can come out on top when we’re faced with everyday bullies in life, be they at school,...

Area Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy Builds Confidence, Teaches Self Defense

Based on the teachings of Grandmaster Helio Gracie, founder of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu martial arts style, Katharo Training Center Colorado offers authentic learning experiences to adults and children alike. Located just south of Denver in Littleton, CO, the academy teaches people of all ages to...

Helping Kids with Autism Succeed Through Martial Arts

It’s no surprise that kids who enroll in mma schools in Denver gain a lot when it comes to self-confidence and discipline, but did you know about the surprising benefits martial arts training has to children who have autism? One feature of autism is the...

Deciding When to Enroll Your Child in Martial Arts Training

At what age is a child ready to study martial arts? You can find classes for kids in Denver for as young as four to six, but it really depends on your child. Some younger kids are ready to focus sooner than others. It’s important...

Katharo Training Center near Easton: We Help Kids Discover Their True Potential

Martial arts are unlike any other sport. Sports like baseball and football are played to be won. Jiu jitsu and other martial arts are all about conquering the self and pushing the boundaries of who you are. At Katharo Training Center’s Jiu Jitsu school, we...

What to Look for in a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Self Defense Instructor

Though much depends on the individual, the quality of Jiu Jitsu self defense classes in Denver ultimately comes down to the instructor. Some understand the true mind over body philosophy of martial arts; others are more reminiscent of the evil dojang leader in “The Karate...

Checklist for Choosing an MMA in Denver

When it comes to choosing a good martial arts school, there are a number of factors to consider that will greatly affect the quality of experience and training you receive. Even before you talk to anyone, first inspect the facilities. Are they well maintained, clean, in good repair? Next, talk to the instructors, particularly on their philosophies when it comes to martial arts. How are their personalities? Are they someone you’d enjoy learning from? How are their attitudes? This is one aspect where you just have to trust your instincts. Though actual style is always secondary to the quality of the instructors and the philosophies that guide the training itself, you still need to decide if the school’s particular style is right for you.

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