How many days per week should you train?

Alec Baulding

When I first began training I wasn’t quite old enough to drive. So I had to rely on my local public transportation (my city was not very commuter friendly) and rides from family and friends to get to training. At most, I was able to train up to two times during the week and maybe a Saturday class on weekends if I was lucky.   I maintained this schedule up until I reached blue belt. Which happened to coincide with

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How long should your rolls last?

short vs long training rounds

The last week or so I’ve been delving deeper into my training methodology. I get asked a lot about my own training. What I do. What I try to avoid. There are levels to this. I will say that what works for me (specifically) might not work for you. But the concepts behind the training can be useful. No matter what I say or suggest. I leave it up to you to experiment. Figure out what works best for you.

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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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