Can you make it in Jiu Jitsu?

I know many athletes pursuing Jiu Jitsu as their career all over the world and the general consensus is that making it in Jiu Jitsu full-time is hard. Even if you’ve made a name for yourself and established yourself as a skilled competitor and instructor. It’s still hard. As much as I like writing about Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as a martial art and will continue to. It’s still a business at the end of the day and many athletes will

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Joining a Jiu Jitsu Association

In my post instructor progression I talked a little bit about what an association head was and some of their duties. So now I want to touch more on Jiu Jitsu associations because it is a big topic that affects all levels of academies. From the little academies starting out all the way to the bigger ones that have produced multiple world champions. This article is going to be a little bit heavier on definitions and describing exactly what associations

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Knowing your financials

A few months ago I wrote Is 50k enough to open your own academy? And I was really surprised by the amount of comments and feedback that I received. Short answer: Yes, you can open your academy with $50,000. In fact many people have done it with far less. Having this much money or more will not only afford you better facilities in a better location but also access to highly skilled instructors. Being able to bypass a lot of

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