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Chozen Martial Arts Academy Offers Free BJJ Training to Law Enforcement



Chozen Martial Arts Academy has partnered with Adopt a Cop BJJ to provide free Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu training to our local law enforcement officers free of charge.

“We teach BJJ to our students for self defense,” owner and Head Instructor Danny Trujillo says. “But police and law enforcement can use the same skills to give them more options to protect and serve our community.”

As police departments nationwide review their training requirements, Brazilian jiu-jitsu has become a prominent part of the conversation. BJJ incorporates a wide array of holds and submission techniques that give officers additional, non-lethal means of addressing resisting suspects while reducing the chances of injury to both parties.

Community leaders nationwide have pushed for police departments to include BJJ requirements to officer training. Former Presidential candidate Andrew Yang has advocated for mandatory BJJ training. In addition, a recently proposed Michigan bill would require Michigan police cadets to obtain their blue belt, the second ranked belt in BJJ after white.

Trujillo shares, “No doubt there are times that higher uses of force are needed, but BJJ can help reduce those instances significantly. Plus, it’s a great workout, which means our law enforcement will be healthier and more fit. It’s a win-win for them and our community.”

For more information or to apply, please contact Heather at 909-599-7511 or go to

Chozen Martial Arts Academy serves the communities of La Verne, San Dimas, Glendora, and surrounding areas by providing training in karate, Krav Maga, and BJJ.

Adopt a Cop BJJ is a nonprofit, donation based program that allows active duty patrolling police officer’s around the country to train at any Adopt A Cop BJJ affiliated academy and will pay 100% of the officer’s membership until they reach the rank of Blue belt. 

Location Info:
Chozen Martial Arts Academy
670 Arrow Hwy, La Verne, CA 91750

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7979 Westheimer Apartments in Houston Has Received Over 150 Five Star Reviews



Regardless if a person is single, part of a couple, or even a whole family, 7979 Westheimer Apartments has a layout to meet your needs. From their functionally designed studios or one-bedroom apartments to their spacious three-bedroom town homes, most people will find the perfect one to call home.

Each floor plan is designed with open living spaces to entertain guest, relaxing bedrooms to guarantee a quiet night’s sleep, and revamped kitchen that even a chef would love. Every 1, 2- and 3-bedroom floor plans include tile or wood-style floors, ceiling fans, walk-in closets, central air and heating, and laundry machines (in select units).

7979 Westheimer Apartments has racked up over 150 five star reviews on Google from happy tenants that live in one of the most desirable areas of Houston.

These are 4 reasons most mentioned in the comments of the Google reviews.

The Best Amenities

7979 Westheimer Apartments has a package of amenities that will make anyone feel like they are on vacation.

  • Four Resort-Style Sparkling Swimming Pools including a lap pool and kiddie pool.
  • Spacious Well-Equipped Fitness Center
  • Large Event Center For Resident and Community Events
  • Kids Playground
  • Volleyball Court
  • Business Center with free Wifi and 4 iMacs

Location, Location Location

Conveniently located off Westheimer and Voss, there is no shortage of shopping and entertainment options.

For shopping, The Galleria is right down the street and includes place like Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Macy’s, Gucci, Victoria’s Secret, H&M, Sephora, and more. There is also more budget friendly shopping nearby with Target, Walmart, and HEB.

When residents are ready to go out and have fun there is AMC Studio 30, Dave & Buster’s, iFly Indoor Skydiving, Houston Arena Theater, The Escape Game and Stereo Live Houston.

There is also easy access to the 610 loop, I-10, Highway 59 and Beltway 8.

The Friendly and Efficient Staff

The owners of 7979 Westheimer, Nova Asset Management, are committed to having maintenance issues resolved quickly with 24/7 service to ensure all tenants have a first class living experience.

They are very courteous, helpful, ever ready to guide, listen, give them a quick resolution, and easily accessible.

The front office staff is also available to assist residents, plus a call service that is always available to residents whenever the office is closed.

The Apartment Layouts & Upgrades

Residents enjoy the extra space and little touches in their units. Open kitchens, dinings rooms, extra large closets, and crown molding are just a few of the things mentioned in the reviews on Google.

These are just 4 of the many reasons that residents of 7979 Westheimer Apartments gave for leaving five star reviews on Google. Self-book a tour on their website or call (832)702-3559 to schedule an appointment with their professional leasing staff.

Location Info:
7979 Westheimer Apartments
7979 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77063

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Dr. Spencer Holman to Launch The Black Manosphere™ Magazine Special Annual Edition “2021 Core Glossary and Report Card”



Dr. Spencer Holman, the creator of Black Star University, formerly Father’s Time, has teamed up with creators [Dr. Michelle Knights, Kendra Davis, Tracy Brown (DS1 R.O.S.S.), Thee Bishop, The Book of Ronin, EboSosa, Young Manhood Channel, Fit, Feminine over Forty, Sherry Peel Jackson] of the YouTube online community, The Black Manosphere, An Online Community Created Exclusively for Black Men, to produce The Black Manosphere Magazine 2021 Core Glossary and Report Card, Special Annual Edition.

Dr. Holman’s mantra is, “What gets measured gets done.” This is the driving force behind The Black Manosphere Magazine 2021 Core Glossary and Report Card, which he created to provide measurement, accountability, and solutions to help men achieve excellence. This glossary has been written for Black men and those who support them and comprises a list of over 100 words and concepts commonly used in The Black Manosphere. The magazine features the 10 major life issues Black men encounter on a daily basis, i.e., (1) Lack of Black Male Agency, (2) Poor Health Conditions, (3) High Incarceration Rates, (4) Chronic Homelessness, (5) Chronic Joblessness, (6) Chronic Fatherlessness, (7) Poor Educational Support, (8) Negative Media Portrayal, (9) Persistent Barriers To Wealth, and (10) Constant Threat of Extinction.  The report card serves as a measurement tool for progress towards accomplishing goals, and supporting the community in its commitment to helping Black men solve their problems with the help of other Black men.  Solutions are offered through the teaching and implementation of the 10 Life Values success system, and are supported by activating advisory teams, establishing accountability partners, and instituting mentorships. These solutions form a repository of information, guidance, and motivation for men in support of their journey from surviving to striving to thriving.  Ultimately, Black men are given the tools and processes to achieve excellence in life.

Dr. Holman was a co-author of Cracking the Rich Code, Volume 3 with Jim Britt, Kevin Harrington, and Tony Robbins and was a contributor to the transformational book series, The Change, Volume 16, compiled by Jim Britt and Les Brown. Dr. Holman’s own best-selling books include Fatherhood Legacy, Fatherhood Academy, The Spiritual Guide, The Wealth Management Guide, and The Black Person’s Guide to Owning a Bentley.  

About Dr. Spencer Holman

Dr. Holman, President, and CEO of Black Star University, has been dedicated to motivating, inspiring, and transforming the lives of Black men, families, and community through his work. For the past 30 years, he’s taught men the success principles of the 10 Life Values through the Fatherhood Academy in non-profit organizations, universities, judicial systems, and government agencies, and has significantly impacted over one million men.  

Dr. Holman brings these 10 Life Values—Spirituality, Health, Family, Appearance, Dwelling, Mobility, Education, Profession, Leisure, and Wealth—to The Black Manosphere online YouTube community. As a visionary, his goal is to provide leadership, principles, and SOS—systems, order, and structure—to the space and implement solutions through the 10 Life Values to effectively address the problems that men in and out of the community struggle with. Dr. Holman’s influence and his 10 Life Values system continue to reach men in traditional communities—and now, contemporary online communities—across the United States and around the world.

The Black Manosphere has allowed his work to be made available to an online community of approximately 2.5 million men and growing.  

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Hollywood Stylist Dina Cerchione Reveals How Real Women Can Look Effortlessly Chic at Any Age on Influencers Radio



On a recent episode of Influencers Radio with Jack Mize, Hollywood stylist Dina Cerchione discussed the secret to her success for making people look great on and off camera for over 25 years. With shows such as America’s Got Talent, Deal or No Deal and Beat Shazam, her styling finesse has refined the look of thousands—celebs and “real people” alike.

Now, Dina works that same magic for others outside the spotlights of Hollywood. She has a definite talent for being able to make even the “fashion challenged” feel like a million bucks without having to spend a million bucks. Her style philosophy is the same for both men and women, saying, “Personal style is more important than fashion. Keep it simple, make it your own, and choose accent pieces wisely.”

During the interview, Dina shared some of the common fears and misconceptions that prevent people from experiencing their full potential when it comes to personal style, saying, “There’s a handful that I see over and over again. One is that they see it on the mannequin, but think, you know, that’s not for me, or that’s not something I can wear. And, you know, if it’s something you like, and it’s something you’re drawn to, then you should absolutely try that… We have all of our own insecurities, and that’s why you’re thinking it’s for somebody else. When I work with a client, if there’s something that you’re drawn to we can look at it. And, if it’s something slinky that maybe doesn’t work for your body type, but you like the color or you like the fabric, there are ways of figuring out what it is you’re drawn to that’s not necessarily the exact thing on the mannequin, but gets you that feeling that’s on the mannequin. Another misconception a lot of people think is that it takes a lot of money to reinvent yourself, which it can if you have a lot of money and you want to spend a lot of money. But there are absolutely ways that you can rework the wardrobe pieces that you have, and then create and build a wardrobe going forward, where you can really be mindful about how you’re doing it…  I do think you should be mindful. I don’t think you should have closets overflowing with stuff you don’t use. I’m a big believer in building on a basic foundation.”

Dina’s passion for style started at an early age when she didn’t look like all the other girls, explaining, “They were all wearing skinny designer jeans and Candies shoes and that simply didn’t work for me and my Italian curves! I wanted a way to stand out and look great so I discovered using clothes in a way that accentuated and worked with my body, not against it.” 

When working with clients, Dina takes her styling cues from the personalities of the people she dresses. Her goal is to always make clients look and feel their best, for whatever THEIR life looks like, not of a life that they don’t lead. She helps them define their own personal style rather than just choose another off-the-rack trend.

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To learn more about Dina Cerchione, visit

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