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

Balancing BJJ and Life!

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Hobbies are time consuming! I remember when I first took up a hobby about 10 years ago. I had decided to learn the art of prestidigitation, slight of hand. That’s right, I’m a nerd who likes to do magic 😀   Well, it turns out, learning magic is hard. It took hours of practice, not […]

More Free Time With Less Hassle

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There’s no doubt this life can be draining sometimes. Between meetings at work, commitments with friends, and getting the kids from place to place, it’s often hard to find time for yourself. Hell, when you do, it’s often hard to be motivated to do anything. I think we’ve all felt this challenge and the real […]

Top Four Benefits of Working out With a Loved One

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There are few things quite like working out with a partner or spouse – a loved one of any sort. No matter type of martial arts you both practice, there are some benefits to exercising together. From perfecting your form to keeping each other motivated, you’ll find them here Read on to find out more. […]

5 Ways Martial Arts Improves Kids Grades

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We’ve all seen the headlines “Martial Arts improves your kids school progress” or “Take Jiu-Jitsu Lessons To Help Your Kid In School!” So one of the top questions we often get from parents is, “Is this improved grades thing just salesy BS or is there an actual connection?” Believe it or not, it’s not just […]

6 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Kid’s Focus

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We’ve all been there. You’re talking to your kid and out of nowhere, they just drift off. It’s like you’re not even talking anymore. As a parent it’s so frustrating. We worry that they won’t learn well enough in school, or that they will miss an important detail, or get hurt because of their lack […]


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Did you know that Bill and Ed, who run the academy, also run a national podcast? As part of that, they also debunk bad martial arts advice and are considered national self defense experts in their own right. Bill has trained the US Army combatives both here and in Iraq. Ed teaches self defense on […]

Safety is a priority

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Did you know that all of our instructors and coaches are CPR, AED, and First Aid certified? We even keep an AED on hand because it’s that important to us that you and your children are safe. God willing, we never have to use them, but it good to have the skills just in case. […]

3 Ways Jiu-Jitsu Changes Lives

In all my advertising lately I’ve been calling Jiu-Jitsu a “Life-Changing” martial art. Some people probably assume that’s just a gimmick I use to try to drum up business. But it’s not. I really believe that training in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu can and will change lives for the better! Here are my Top 3 Ways Jiu-Jitsu […]

Is Jiu-Jitsu Training Violent?

Watch the latest Ultimate Fighting event or attend a local mixed martial arts match and you’re going to hear about the power of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ). It’s become a staple of those sports because of the absolute effectiveness it has against those who do not learn it.  However, if this is your primary exposure to […]