Muay Thai Kickboxing Classes In Athens GA

Were you searching for Muay Thai kickboxing classes in Athens, GA? If so, you came to the right place. Though not for the reasons you think. Head Coaches Adam and Rory Singer are fans of Muay Thai kickboxing and trained quite extensively in it over the years. Even though Muay Thai provides for a great […]

Submission Wrestling, No-Gi Grappling, and 10th Planet in Athens, GA

William Shakespeare said it best, “To Gi or not to Gi (No-Gi), that is the question” Type the following into Google: “gi vs no gi debate”, and you will immediately get back about 48M results. There are quite a few opinions on the matter. We are here to add one more (ha); although we don’t […]

The Importance of Gi’s in BJJ Training

The topic of Gi Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in Athens and No-Gi Submission Grappling in Athens is an important one to unpack for the uninitiated parent looking for BJJ in Athens for kids and teens. As the top BJJ school in Athens and one of the tops in the state of Georgia we hope you find […]

self defense against strikes on the ground using bjj

There is an adage spoken in SBGs all over the globe, “If you can’t beat me with rules, what makes you think you can beat me without them.” One of the things SBG is most proud of is teaching Brazilian Jiu JItsu that can be used regardless of the environment. Whether gi BJJ, no-gi, MMA, or […]

Taekwondo (TKD) Classes In Athens Georgia

You likely came upon this article because you were searching for Taekwondo classes for your child in Athens or the surrounding area (you might have even been searching for yourself). You want your son or daughter (or yourself) to gain focus, discipline, respect, and most importantly: confidence. Continue reading to learn why we don’t teach […]

Karate Classes in Athens Georgia

Many people searching for self-defense classes in Athens Georgia believe they will find them in a Karate Dojo. Please continue reading to learn why you would be doing yourself a disservice joining such a place. The large majority of traditional martial arts academies that teach Karate are failing to teach their students actual self-defense. Self-defense […]

Looking to branch out?

This is the story of SBG Athens tribe-member Ashley Healen. Ashley found SBG while she was injured. Working out at a different gym, Ashley had been exposed to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts as ways to stay fit. She quickly realized that she was more than casually interested in training martial arts, though. […]

Looking to take your workout to another level?

This is the story of SBG Athens coach Lee McMichael. Lee felt like he was in a rut before joining SBG Athens. A lifelong athlete active in several sports, Lee had always been in decent shape. After leaving school, however, he says that he never developed a satisfying routine. He would vacillate between being completely […]

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 […]