community

People new to martial arts might not realize how a healthy school should operate and might accidentally wind up at a toxic club with negative, even dangerous behavior. Here's how to assess your club.
There are no rights without attendant responsibilities. As a student of BJJ you have responsibilities to yourself, your instructor, and your community. I'm going to outline them. Tell me if you agree.
I didn't know the day I received that handwritten letter that it would lead to the transformation of many lives, including my own. It led me on a journey to bring CrossFit to men of an Italian prison.
While we deserve to have our priorities respected, we also need to have limits to our passions and respect others. Here are 3 ways to respect others while still being obsessed with your training.
Valentine's Day has passed and you're still sitting there single and eating clearance chocolates. Here's a better way to get over being single: Join a CrossFit gym - join a community and get fit.
In learning theory there's a concept known as "zone of proximal development." Understanding it can make a big difference in how effective your coaching is and how well your students learn.
I'm a 17-year-old who just joined a CrossFit gym. Everyone is older than me and I'm having a hard time getting into the community. Can you give me advice on fitting in?
Recently a female grappler was allegedly raped by her teammates. This tragedy challenges us to question the role we play in shaping our community and preventing these atrocities.
I wrote recently on how I don't like to accept help, in or out of the gym. I thought about why and came up with 3 reasons. If we look at these, I bet we'll become better athletes (and people).
Sometimes I say no to help, when I really should say yes. I've thought about this in terms of athletics and realized it's held me back from both learning and forming personal bonds. Just say yes!
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: gender stereotypes, training advice, the power of community, and more!
What can I do to make my community healthier? How can I inspire others to do so as well? Do we care for our sick and our wounded? Do we nurture our environment and food sources that take care of us?
When did fitness get so complicated? And have we even gotten it right, or have we just messed it up beyond repair? What if fitness looked like when we were kids, when we played in community settings?
As a psychologist, a CrossFit affiliate owner, and mother, Allison Belger felt she had a unique perspective on the power of community. Writing a book about it was something she quite simply had to do.
I believe in hard work, I believe in determination, I believe in consistency. But I also believe in reality. You will never reach your full potential alone. You need a support system.
If you train martial arts, you might end up having to leave your school for some reason and join another. Read on for some suggestions about how to make the process smoother and show proper respect.