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South Philadelphia: Osagame’s Athletes Fall For Judo And Self-Defense Classes

South Philadelphia: Osagame’s Athletes Fall For Judo And Self-Defense Classes

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, domestic violence accounts for 15 percent of all violent crime in the United States. Incidents can be found in most, if not all, communities across the country. People have looked to different methods to combat domestic violence and physical assaults. Most methods have included weapons such as […]

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South Philadelphia: Women Have Options To Protecting Themselves Against Violence

South Philadelphia: Women Have Options To Protecting Themselves Against Violence

The world can be a dangerous place. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, domestic violence cases made up nearly 21 percent of violent victimization nationwide from 2003 to 2012. Acknowledging that danger can strike anywhere at any moment, organizations have shifted their focus toward how to combat or avoid a bad situation before it actually happens. […]

 

Center City: Want Authentic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu? Visit Balance Studios

Center City: Want Authentic Gracie Jiu-Jitsu? Visit Balance Studios

Tucked away at the intersection of Ionic and Bonsall streets sits Balance Studios, a martial arts center specializing in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, muay Thai, mixed martial arts and yoga. While numerous studios in Philadelphia teach the aforementioned arts, it’s Balance’s Brazilian jiu-jitsu program that makes the facility truly world class. Brazilian jiu-jitsu (also known as Gracie […]