Penn JiuJitsu Team Compete At 2017 NAGA

JiuJitsu Team From Hilo Competes On Oahu We are proud of the performance of our Hilo’s own Penn JiuJitsu Team Members who entered the 2017 North American Grappling Association (NAGA) held at Mililani High School. The balance of work/school and training associated with coordinating travel accommodations from the Big Island to attend the all day event […]

Read More »

Hawaii Island Brazilian Jiujitsu Practitioners use Skills to Exhibit the Aloha Spirit and Mental Wellness

The Aloha Spirit and Mental Wellness of a Jiujitsu Practitioner   Attend a Brazilian Jiujitsu or BJJ competition in Hawaii and you find not just highly competitive individuals. You will also find many individuals who demonstrate a level of sportsmanship which includes respect and concern of wellness and wellbeing for one another and other competition […]

Read More »

Setting goals is all that it really takes at PennFTC to be your best with a gym membership.

Living in Hawai’i makes for a difficult decision when contemplating joining a gym. Our beautiful weather and beaches makes for good reasons to workout outdoors almost year round. You may be a seasoned athlete or a newly signed member, which ever member you may be, you started because of being motivated by a personal goal. Goals […]

Read More »

Hawaii Surfers Concentrate on Physical Conditioning for Large Winter Swells

While most people seasonally concentrate on their “Summer Body,” 2016’s winter swells will be hitting the shores here soon on the Big Island soon. With Hilo’s popular surf spot, Honoli’i being “just down the road,” Puna’s pristine surf spot, Pohoiki or even “Magic Sands” and Kua Bay in Kona, right outside our door steps, many of Penn […]

Read More »

2016 Hawaiian Cup, Big Island’s Largest Jiujitsu Tournament.

October 22, 2016 marked Hawaii Island’s largest Brazilian Jiujitsu, gi (kimono), nogi submission grappling and wrestling take down tournament. Many individuals representing their academy and jiujitsu teams from around the island, such as Kona, Waimea and Honoka’a converged in Hilo, to compete against one another not only seeking recognition as being one of the best […]

Read More »

Penn Training & Fitness Center Welcomes Andrew Marshall, Hilo’s Jiujitsu Instructor

Penn Training and Fitness Center Welcome’s Brazilian Jiujitsu (BJJ) Black Belt,  Sensei Andrew Marshall to the instructors team. Sensei Andrew has over 10 years of instructional experience in the grappling arts, having taught children and adult programs with his last team Gracie Barra, Portland Oregon. Though we know it was not any easy move to […]

Read More »