Empowering Children Through Jiu-Jitsu in Rockford: A Guide to Physical and Mental Growth

In today’s fast-paced digital age, it’s increasingly important to provide children with constructive outlets for their energy and creativity. Amid the sprawling urban landscapes and the unique community fabric of Rockford, finding such outlets is crucial for the holistic development of young minds and bodies. One such avenue, often overlooked, is jiu-jitsu. This martial art […]

Jiu Jitsu: Enhancing Mind, Body, and Wellness

Jiu Jitsu, an ancient martial art with deep roots in Japan, has evolved significantly since its refinement in Brazil. This evolution has transformed it into more than just a system of combat; it has become a path to holistic wellness. As a grappling-based sport, Jiu Jitsu is renowned for its emphasis on ground fighting techniques […]

Maria Furgat Expert in Chinese Medicine and Nutritional Counseling at BFJJ

Introducing Maria Furgat, a distinguished graduate from Midwest College of Oriental Medicine, now a pivotal part of the Black Flag Jiu Jitsu wellness team. Maria holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutritional Counseling and a Master’s Degree in Chinese Medicine. Her expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of holistic treatments, including acupuncture, cupping, and the use of […]

Jonah Summ Black Flag’s resident PT

Meet Jonah Summ, Black Flag Jiu Jitsu’s esteemed personal trainer, a cornerstone in our commitment to comprehensive fitness and martial arts training. Jonah is a treasure trove of knowledge in weight training and physical fitness, making him an invaluable asset to our team and community. His expertise spans all facets of physical conditioning, ensuring that […]