Giving and Receiving Feedback

During my last post I covered in detail the 7 different learning styles and how you can improve your retention of techniques by focusing more on your dominant learning style(s). It seems a natural progression to move on from the topic of learning styles to feedback (giving and receiving it) and the role that it plays in your Jiu Jitsu game. Getting feedback from training partners and instructors is an important aspect in the life of a martial artist. Feedback

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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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