COMMON MYTHS YOU HEAR ABOUT BECOMING A BLUE BELT

Becoming a blue belt is exciting. Particularly in the sense that you know and your teammates know the significance of it when it happens: it’s your level up. Blue belts are theorised to be one of the hardest belts to get out of all the belts, despite being one of the...

HOW CAN MARTIAL ARTS CHANGE YOUR LIFE?

We say martial not marital, but in many cases you are quite literally embarking on a devout marriage to the martial arts. The gi is your wedding gown and tux. The gym is the ceremony. The coming back down to earth as you step back outside afterwards is your reception....

TO GI OR NOT TO GI

At Kaizen Lab, we host both No-Gi and Gi classes, with plenty of members in attendance for both. So what’s different between the two classes? Well, in the simplest terms, in Gi classes you train wearing the traditional gi; in No-Gi, you trainin rash guard and shorts...

4 REASONS WHY BJJ WOMEN ROCK

Women rock in any sport, but we just so happen to have a particular soft spot for women in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Typically, BJJ has been male-dominated. However, slowly but surely, women are making headway as participants of this fast-growing sport. We get women of all...

NEW YEAR, NEW OBSESSION

That’s right. Once again, we begin our siren call to lull new friends into our premises. Despite the ‘new year, new me’ solution being entirely a myth, it still, for some reason, feels reinvigorating each time to begin a new year’s calendar. Whether or not we change...