Chris Marquez: Just show up to class everytime.

One of the best parts about running a company serving jiu-jitsu players is the incredible stories we hear from our customers.

We love Chris' story because of his bravery to serve and protect his country and his inspiring BJJ journey to overcome PTSD.

Gold BJJ- Chris Marquez

Chris Marquez

White Belt

Why did you first get into jiu-jitsu?

I am a veteran with PTSD and I needed to start socializing and find an outlet for my anxiety.

What has been the biggest obstacle in your journey and how have you overcome it

My biggest obstacle is my cardio. I have been concentrating on breathing while I roll now

Tell us about your best (or worst) submission story.

I was pretty proud of myself when I went from triangle to omoplata and tapped my partner

Gold BJJ- Chris Marquez

Share one piece of advice you have for our community.

Just show up to class everytime. Don't make excuses to make you feel its okay to not show up. Its all about mat time.

You can find Chris on Instagram at @cgmarqzlb


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