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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Losing Members

This isn’t a topic that I’ve heard spoken about often in the martial arts, especially in Jiu Jitsu. When you first start an academy. It’s often a small, tight knit group of loyal members that decided to believe in you and your vision. And if you’re lucky, your program and your academy will begin to grow as you become more successful. Gaining new members is great and is a sign of a great business. But what about losing students? No

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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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