Remembering Techniques

I recently had a blue belt training partner approach me after class one day. He asked me how was I able to remember all of the moves that the instructor taught. That day in class we covered one major position. But many different complex options that we could utilize depending on our opponent’s reactions. I offered him a few suggestions that help me personally. But I didn’t think much of it. Looking back a lot of the students (from blue

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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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Losing

Alec Baulding Versus Cyborg

This is a topic that’s hard for many athletes to talk about it. We put so much hard work into achieving our goals but sometimes we end up falling short. I’ve seen people handle losing in different ways. The humble ones are able to acknowledge their loss(es) and learn from their mistakes which I think is the best possible action. While others might not handle losing so well. Rio 2016 If you were watching the 2016 Olympics in Rio, there

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