DC Open From Grappling Industries

DC Open From Grappling Industries

“Lots of fun at the DC Open from Grappling Industries! Everybody crushed it, lots of good wins and shiny things. God blessed me with gold at 170 pound expert, and silver in open weight absolute expert. Thank you to all the coaches teammates and sponsors…couldn’t do this without my team Ram family! To God be the glory!”

-Coach Caleb McAllister

Coach Caleb brought home gold, in 170 expert, and silver in open weight absolute expert. Tim took gold both Gi and no Gi. Hardy took bronze at white belt after only a few months training, going against more experienced opponents.

The Best Martial Arts Schools in America

Selecting the Best Martial Arts School

In January, 2015 Renaissance Academy of Martial Arts owner Jamie Ridgeway was featured in an article by LiveStrong.com called “The Best Martial Arts Schools in America”.  The goal of the article was to outline the important factors when finding the best martial arts school for you or your child to attend.  Choosing a martial arts school to train yourself or your child is an important decision.  There are many factors to consider like:

  1. Location
  2. Instructor(s)
  3. Personal Development
  4. Martial Arts Disciplines and Styles
  5. Price
  6. Intangibles

This quick guide attempts to outline the key factors in finding the right school for you. For children and families, martial arts instruction should primarily be focused on personal development – rather than just the fighting disciplines. At RAM we want you to become a black-belt in life!

The Best Martial Arts Schools in America

As Published in LiveStrong.com January 28, 2015 | By Joseph McAllister

Best Martial Arts Schools in AmericaFinding the best martial arts school to join is a daunting task, especially since most U.S. cities accommodate a variety of schools that teach all different styles of martial arts. Simply selecting schools that have won the most awards, have the largest student body or train the most successful competitors could easily lead you to join a school that is not even close to meeting your particular needs. Simply looking for the “best” martial arts school is not really a helpful or applicable goal; rather, you should look for the best martial arts school — for you.

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