What is Sochu Geiko?

Jiu-Jitsu is hard
Modern living is very comfortable. For most of us fortunate who are fortunate enough we live lives of relative physical comfort. As we have become more and more accustomed to this living we tend to not seek out challenges and uncomfortability as often. Uncomfortability and struggle breed mental toughness. This is the idea from which Kan and Sochu Geiko come from. Kangeiko meaning “winter training” and Sochu geiko meaning “summer training.”  History: The first Kangeiko that we kno...
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Business as Usual?

Gentle Art Dojo Academy
Classes are back! Here at Gentle Art Dojo we are finally emerging on the other side of the quarantine and stay-at-home fiasco of the past few months. We can not thank everybody enough for the kind words and support that they showed us through the closure of our school. The quarantine was long and boring at times but the fog is clearing and it is time to shake off the cobwebs and get back to business!  In accordance with the Massachusetts Phase 2 guidelines we have already started runnin...
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Working out and the Corona Virus

Working out and the Corona Virus
So by now we all know of the Corona virus that has been spreading recently. However we have good news, you do not have to avoid the gym! Much of the Coronavirus can be prevented using everyday hygiene routines.  This is the official response from the CDC regarding precautions to take during this time: Clean your hands oftenWash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezin...
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