Category: Announcements

Dive into our web page to uncover a wealth of exciting announcements, news, and updates that keep you in the know about all things happening at our organization! From groundbreaking product launches to insightful industry news and community initiatives, our platform serves as your hub for staying informed and engaged. Join the conversation, connect with fellow enthusiasts, and never miss out on the latest developments shaping our organization’s future. Explore now and be part of something special!

Dog & Bone

Introducing the “Dog & Bone” ECMOM Workout: A Unique Fitness Adventure! Get ready to unleash your fitness potential with the “Dog & Bone” Every Couple Of Minutes On the Minute (ECMOM) workout, exclusively at the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara. This playful yet challenging session is inspired by the spirited chase of a […]

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Kettlebell & Pull Up Power Circuit

Unleash Your Potential with the “Kettlebell & Pull-Up Power Circuit” WOD Welcome to a workout that’s set to redefine what you thought was possible—introducing the “Kettlebell & Pull-Up Power Circuit” WOD! Crafted with precision and power by the Academy of Self Defense in Santa Clara, this session is a cornerstone of our GRIT fitness program, […]

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Benefits of Changing Up Your Workout Routine

There’s nothing quite like maintaining a consistent and fulfilling workout regime. Establishing a steady flow of endorphins throughout the week is a great way to encourage productivity, stay healthy, and work off the stress of your day-to-day schedule. While working out is an important part of overall wellness, sometimes keeping your workouts too consistent can […]

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When You Should and Shouldn’t Work Out

One of the most difficult decisions we make about our fitness is when we want to schedule our workouts. There are many factors to consider when weighing when you should exercise with your daily schedule of events and routines. This might lead you to ask if there is a definite best time to work out […]

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Benefits of Working Out at Home

If there is anything that we’ve learned about getting in shape it’s that fitness goals are about determination more than location. With more jobs going to remote learning and many gyms introducing restricted hours, home workouts have surged in popularity as people want to find new ways to get in shape or stay active. “Fitness […]

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Keeping Your Wrists Strong with Coach Jivoni Jordan

Keeping Your Wrists Strong and Safe in Combat Sports and Fitness When it comes to combat sports and fitness activities involving punching, the importance of wrist strength and safety cannot be overstated. A strong, stable wrist not only enhances your performance but also significantly reduces the risk of injury. Here are some insights and tips […]

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Introduction to Escrima at ASD

In the beginning of the year, ASD decided to start building the curriculum for our program that was supposed to launch the beginning of March, but the start of the program was delayed due to the current state of affairs. Even though we can’t have classes, we would still like to share the footage that […]

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Do you have what it takes to win?

Winning, Losing, and Trying… Coach Jivoni Jordan talks about the differences between the three. Meet Jivoni Jordan: A Maestro of Combative Arts and Fitness In the world of martial arts and combat sports, few names resonate with the depth of experience and expertise that Jivoni Jordan brings to the table. With a career spanning over […]

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Too Many Mind

Anyone who has trained with Coach Jivoni Jordan, has heard him say countless times, “Too Many minds…” Ever wonder where this comes from? And what does it even mean? Coach Jivoni takes the time to explain the story behind it and what it means. Watch the ‘Too Many Mind’ Video Jivoni Jordan has been involved […]

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MTK, You Only You Do or You Don’t

It’s that Simple. In our latest piece, “You Only You: Do or You Don’t,” we’re getting real about what it takes to actually achieve your goals. It’s not just about wanting to get better at Muay Thai Kickboxing or aiming to improve in any area of your life; it’s about the commitment. This blog dives […]

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