Macmillan Martial Arts Academy

The practice of Jiu-Jitsu transcends the execution of chokes, joint locks, immobilizations, throws, and strikes. A true understanding of the Jiu-Jitsu philosophy prepares men, women and children for life, showing them paths to a healthier life and the most efficient use of physical, mental, and spiritual strength. Eating well is jiu-jitsu; taking care of your body is jiu-jitsu; saying no to cigarettes, alcohol, and drugs is Jiu-Jitsu, and keeping a close bond with relatives and friends is jiu-jitsu.

Jiu-Jitsu is the way to the most effective use of physical, mental, and spiritual strength. By teaching you attacks and defenses it refines your body, your mind, and your soul and helps you make the spiritual essence of Jiu-Jitsu a part of your very being. In this way you are able to perfect yourself and contribute something of value to the world. The principle of maximum efficient-use of mind and body is the fundamental principle governing all the techniques of Jiu-Jitsu.