Want to challenge the limitations you set for yourself?

This is the journey of Dr. Ben Fuqua: PhD, Professor of Literature, and martial arts student at SBG Athens. Before joining SBG Athens, Ben struggled with anxiety and lacked healthy outlets. Ben was convinced that people were meant to choose a path and never deviate from that path. He found success in the classroom, earning […]

Are You Lost in the Weight Room and/or Lacking Self Defense Skills?

This is the journey of Lucas Federico: GM of SBG Athens, Kid’s Coach, and BJJ Brown Belt.  Before joining SBG he was lost in the weight room, unmotivated, and lacking self defense skills. Lost in the weight room, Lucas went through the routines and motions, but without direction or understanding didn’t know how those things […]

Do You Struggle with Drinking and Lack of Motivation?

Before joining SBG Athens, Greg struggled with binge drinking, lack of motivation, and an unsure future. A former martial artist from his youth, Greg was afraid of getting taken down and not knowing what to do. He knew he couldn’t solely rely on his stand-up, Karate knowledge. Additionally, he needed a physical outlet for his […]

Are You a Lone Wolf Suffering from Inadequacy Issues?

This is the first in a series of blogs devoted to individual members of our Tribe. They are sharing some of their history, both prior to and during their time at SBG Athens. They tell of struggles, fears, concerns, and questions about wanting more from life. There is a Hero’s Journey in all of them. […]