Do You Have Any Questions?

As we start class, after each technique is demonstrated and after the final strength and conditioning exercises… you’ll hear that question all the time in the gym. Becoming a true martial artist requires more than blindly mimicking what you see the instructor and other students doing; sure you’ll get a great workout, and maybe that’s enough for now, but you’ll never really learn and truly understand the martial arts if you don’t critically think about what you are doing and why you’re doing it. This starts by asking questions.

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu/BJJ, Thai Kickboxing and Filipino Jiu-Jitsu, there is a reason for everything — every position, every movement, everything has a purpose.  An instructor’s job is to show you how to properly execute a technique for maximum effectiveness — a student’s job is to learn the technique and then think how to properly apply it.  Too often a student learns a new technique without truly understanding how it can be applied; they try it once, it doesn’t work and they never use it again — a few questions and a couple of minor changes could have easily made that technique work.  So, next time you are wondering how our why we do something, speak up… you never know, the answer might make a huge difference in your game.  At the very least, someone else might have the same question.


Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts offers the most  functional and realistic self-defense and fitness programs in the North Shore area.

We offer Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu(BJJ), Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), Filipino Jiu-Jitsu and Children’s programs.

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Dragon Within Mixed Martial Arts, Salem MA, provides the most realistic and practical self-defense programs for Massachusetts and

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