Shark Tank Training Method

Shark tank training is one of my favorite forms of rolling. I’m sure you’ve heard of it although it may go by different names at your academy. I want to delve a little bit deeper into the specifics of my own training because it’s something that I get asked about a lot. I just want to start off by saying that this type of training isn’t just for competitors. It’s great for all level of students and an easy way

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Thoughts before a competition

Just finished competing at the first major tournament of the year. The IBJJF European Championship. My results didn’t go the way I wanted them too. But as I often tell my readers. We can learn a lot from our tournament experience. We can’t control what happens on the day of the competition. No one can. But we can control our actions and thoughts leading up to our event and what we do after the competition. For this post, I decided

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Training at a high level competition academy

I’ve been fortunate enough to train at many different types of academies throughout my career. Different in their atmosphere. Different in their focus. Different in training philosophies and techniques. I just want to start off by saying that there is no one best school or academy. It all comes down to whether or not it’s a good fit for you. You could have access to the best training partners and instructors in the world. But if the training environment is

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