Developing your back game

I wanted to go more in-depth in my back control series on YouTube. For the sake of time – I try to avoid spending too much time going over the techniques that I show – my analytics shows that the average viewer spends around 2 to 3 minutes viewing any of my videos. So I thought that this longer form would be a great addition for readers. In a normal class setting, I am able to answer the various questions

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Level up with Positional Sparring

positional sparring is great

Positional sparring or specific training is probably where I spend the bulk of my time training. When you first start out. Any amount of rolling will help you get better. You will get stronger, faster, leaner, and tougher. But after a certain point. Simply rolling alone won’t help you improve. One thing I’ve noticed with the students that I teach and many higher belts is that they often only rely on their A game. That means they only roll with

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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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