This stock photo shows a jiu-jitsu technique.
Addiction Support group has incorporated Jiu-Jitsu into their routine. Local recovery community organization Amare has partnered with Alton Family Martial Arts & Fitness to bring Madison County another pathway to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction by developing the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Recovery Support Group advantage news reports.
“I am excited to be partnering with Amare because I get to share my love of jiu-jitsu with others,” Stacey said.
Wahle is not only a coach, he is also a mixed martial arts athlete who has fought for Shamrock FC
“Teaching is one thing I love and watching people become more complete versions of themselves, both externally and internally, only adds to that passion,” Wahle said.
He is currently a purple belt in bjj.
Honor, discipline, and respect are guiding principles found in training Brazilian jiu-jitsu, which are similar to principles found in 12-step recovery support groups according to them. Marburger credits Brazilian jiu-jitsu with changing his life, both professionally and personally, and holds a purple belt under Kyle Watson.
“I am excited to be a part of this partnership to offer a new pathway to recovery,” Bechel said. “Those that will participate will be learning from some of the greatest coaches at one of the best martial arts academies in the Riverbend while developing a fellowship among them.”
The fundamentals of BJJ, along with the actual physical activities, can provide you with the mental and physical strength needed to overcome substance abuse problems when coupled with some of the traditional addiction treatment options.