Cheers erupted from the back seat, hands clapped and feet kicked. Three voices united in chanting, “Sushi, sushi, sushi,” as I tried to explain over the raucous that we were going to “the sushi place” but were going to try hibachi for the first time.
This summer, Findlay Jiu-Jitsu Academy (FJJA) began offering Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) for children ages 5 and older. BJJ, like other martial arts, promotes respect, self-discipline, self defense and hard work, and it is an ideal sport for all ages and most abilities. Unlike other martial arts, however, BJJ does not involve lengthy, memorized patterns of