Today we are officially launching our logo for the All In Foundation. True to our Work Play Obsession, Life and Jiu Jitsu roots in color and design, the new logo highlights the mission of our foundation, “ALL IN”. We will continue to use our WPO Jiu Jitsu logo, don’t worry, and we will be adding logos for our new branches as they come online. All of our programs and events will always be all inclusive, providing support and building a community for anyone who wishes to be part of the team. Military, law enforcement, first responders, victims of domestic abuse or child abuse. If you are someone you know is healing the invisible wounds of trauma we are here for you. No requirement for a medical diagnosis, assessment, or condition.
With the launch of the new logo we will be producing the fliers for our next event on January 18, 2020. Art & Jiu Jitsu is shaping up to be a great event. Subscribe to our newsletters and follow here or on social media for updates.
Jiu Jitsu, Art Therapy and water based recreational therapy saves lives. We provide a platform to communicate and bond with people with shared experiences and battles.
Trust the Process.
Special thank you to Terrence Coleman and TColemanDesign for the new work. Please hit me up if you need any design work done so I can put you guys in touch.
It has been approximately 4 years of work on our effort to build a community and we don’t plan on stopping any time soon. One thing we have realized along the way is that outreach is difficult and despite that fact that people “need” the support network its often hard to bring them out of darkness. The question that remains is, “How do we spread awareness and how do we encourage people to participate and help build the community?”
There of plenty of examples of the potential Jiu Jitsu has to drive change, we simply need to refocus our perspective.
Go Fund me campaigns come and go (often unchecked) while hitting their targets and Jiu Jitsu technique channels get views well into the hundreds while non-profit foundations built to give back to the community often receive little support. Where are the subscribers and followers?
People in the Jiu Jitsu community drop $20 -$200 on a seminar (some simply to support someone’s personal travel) or a private lesson but won’t support a non-profit event with a $20-$25 donation. Most of the time it’s only in support of their specific home academy yet they are all claiming “unity/ community and changing lives”.
People spread Jiu Jitsu memes and self defense “fail videos” like hotcakes but rarely share an article about mental health issues or an event designed to support the community or a nonprofit.
These are just my observations and maybe they are just generalizations. Maybe people just don’t like Work Play Obsession and that’s fine. Please support the community in whatever way makes you feel comfortable but please support. Too many people are suffering in silence and we are losing those who choose to no longer suffer. We need an inclusive community tirelessly building a team that serves to provide a sense of purpose for those we care about.
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We enjoy having the ability to give back to the members of our community. Congratulations to our latest contest winner, Robert Emmons, who has been a steady supporter of our efforts for years.
The wining submission was a screenshot captured from Rob’s InstaGram video (link below). We appreciate that Rob not only shares his love of Jiu Jitsu with fellow members of the armed forces but he also takes time out of his schedule to spread the Work Play Obsession mission and to promote The Process.
Congratulations Rob! Looking forward to being the “dummy” for your free private lesson with Max Gimenis.
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