Blog Archives

2016 IBJJF Worlds Masters Championship

worlds

I wrote the post below super early this morning and was too chicken to post it, but now I know I should. Today I became an IBJJF World Master Champion! All glory to God and thank you to all my

Posted in About Me, In Christ, Jiu Jitsu, The Stronghold

Happy Mother’s Week!

image

When they say motherhood changes you, it’s true. Your love and patience will be stretched farther than you think it could. Your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual strength will be tested daily. The long nights and tantrums may seem to

Posted in About Me, Family Fun, Fitness, In Christ, Jiu Jitsu, Martial Arts

Playing Capoeira with My Little Man

image

In 4 months my little man will be 8. Bittersweet that the time flies so fast. It’s going to be a lot of fun when he gets even bigger though since he’ll probably be one of my best training partners.

Posted in Fitness, Jiu Jitsu

A Thank You Before Tap Cancer Out

image

Tap Cancer Out is coming up this Saturday and I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has helped me the past 5 months to prepare for it. It’s been several years since I had a chance to

Posted in In Christ, Jiu Jitsu

Tapping Cancer Out with Team Stronghold

tapcancerout

Last year (November 2014) was the first time I heard about the Tap Cancer Out organization. Jon Thomas, the founder and a Jiu Jitsu practitioner himself, wanted to bring the Jiu Jitsu community together to help those battling cancer. He

Posted in Jiu Jitsu, Parenting, The Stronghold
About StrongholdMom

Raquel Cusi is a wife, mother of 4, and owns The Stronghold CrossFit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu with her husband, Mike, and brother Ray. She loves to blog about Marriage, Parenting, Health, Fitness, Christian living and her love for Disney. She's also an aspiring crunchy mom who loves organic and natural products, breastfeeding and babywearing.

Want posts sent straight to your e-mail? Enter your e-mail address to subscribe!