Always assume that your opponent will be bigger, faster, and stronger than you

This is the old school way of thought in Jiu Jitsu that gets overlooked a lot now a days.  And I think it’s both good and bad.  Old school Jiu Jitsu, at least in America, was always centered around usefulness in a fight.  Especially during a time when everyone thought that karate black belts needed to register their hands as deadly weapons and that the dim mak or death touch was real.  —So what better way to promote Jiu Jitsu

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Over training is real

Overtraining in Jiu Jitsu is a real serious condition that many instructors and students don’t talk about.  I can’t name too many sports were the norm is be in a constant state of over training as much as the sport/art of Jiu Jitsu  In fact, this ideal of needing to train twice a day or more has been blown out of proportion.   Some of the best guys in the world may be able to follow this type of training regiment

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Never apologize for losing

You should never apologize for losing because you didn’t do anything wrong.  After every major tournament or even small tournament I always see competitors make this long post about how they are sorry for letting all their friends and training partners down because they didn’t medal in a tournament.  And I used to feel the same exact way but after you compete for a few years you begin to realize that no one really cares if you lose. In fact,

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