The benefits of Martial Arts

Martial arts cover a broad range of activities that involve fighting techniques, physical exercises, and mental discipline. Martial arts originated in the ancient cultures of Asia, and are used today around the world for self-defense, exercise, health, spiritual growth, and athletic competition. The importance of breathing Martial artists use their breath to quiet their nerves, … More The benefits of Martial Arts

The benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for ASD, ADHD, SPD

Children and adults with conditions such as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), often experience sensory overload, anxiety, restlessness, and chronic stress, which result in meltdowns, irregular sleeping patterns and poor attention spans. Partly, its due to their difficulty to filter background noises, and their poor ability … More The benefits of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu for ASD, ADHD, SPD

What is SPD?

Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which the brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through the senses and turning the information into appropriate motor and behavioral responses. Whether you are biting into a sandwich, riding a bike, or reading a book, your completion of the activity requires accurate processing of sensation. Sensory … More What is SPD?