Top Level Martial Arts
2674 North Haven Blvd
Cuyahoga Falls, Oh 44223

Amazing Self Defense Interview!

Every once in a while, we come across a great article online and just have to share it. This article comes from the BJJ Easter Europe website, It’s an interview between Mike Mella and a fellow BJJ Black Belt and Self Defense Expert named Eli Knight. We’ll link some of his youtube content below […]

Jocko Willink talks about Arrogance in Jiu-Jitsu Instructors!

Jocko Willink is a former Navy Seal Commander and a fellow BJJ Black Belt. He regularly touts the benefits of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu on his podcast. In this episode, however, he and his co-host, Echo Charles, talk about arrogant instructors in BJJ and how to avoid it.  Thankfully, we pride ourselves on being super welcoming and […]

Perfection is the enemy of done

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Good morning everybody. How you doing? Hey, today. Oh, I’m Bill Jones. I am the cohost of Black Belt Tip, a martial arts and a pop culture podcast that can be found on iTunes and the google play app. I’m also the head instructor and owner of Top Level Martial Arts in downtown Cuyahoga Falls. […]

Is Good Enough good enough?

What is up guys? My name is Bill Jones. I am the head instructor and owner of Top Level Martial Arts in beautiful, downtown Cuyahoga Falls. It is a wonderful, beautiful morning, again, a little chilly but that’s to be expected in mid-November. I am also the co-host of Black Belt Tips, a martial arts […]

Motivation vs Willpower

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Good morning everybody. I am Bill Jones, I am the head instructor of Top Level Martial Arts in Cuyahoga Falls. And I am also the co-host of the Black Belt Tips podcast also shot right here in beautiful downtown Cuyahoga Falls. Today I’m coming to you with a great podcast and it is about willpower […]

Be Congruent with Your Goals: Black Belt Tips Mini-cast

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Good morning, everyone. I am Bill Jones, cohost of Black Belt Tips, which you can find on iTunes and Google Play. YouTube as well, at Top Level Jiu-Jitsu. I am also the owner and head instructor of Top Level Martial Arts in beautiful Downtown Cuyahoga Falls. We are your home for Gracie jiu jitsu. Back […]

3 Reasons BJJ Surpasses Other Martial Arts

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One of the most common questions I get as a Jiu-Jitsu instructor is, “How is Jiu-Jitsu different from Karate/ Tae Kwon Do/ Kickboxing ect…?” Because I get the question so often, I’ve given the topic a lot of thought and come up with my view of the three things that set Gracie Jiu-Jitsu apart from […]

5 great summer activities for kids

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Summer Activities for Kids Well, it’s almost that time of year again. School is about to let out and for 3 months your kids will be home, staring at the TV and playing Fortnite. Somewhere between staring at the phone, the TV, the Switch, and the iPad you’re gonna realize they need to get off […]

How often do I/my kid come to class?

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Jiu-Jitsu is known to be the hardest system in which you can earn rank. This is due both to the long time periods of training between ranks and the need to actually demonstrate your skill through the actual application of your techniques. As with any endeavor that has some sort of hierarchy, everyone always wants […]

The Black Belt Mindset- A recipe for success

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Believe anything you wish about what martial art is better than another or more effective and so on. There is, however, no contention on the fact that the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt is considered the most difficult black belt to earn in all of martial arts. It takes an average of 10 to 15 years […]