White Belt Mindset Revisited

My friend Sam has written a lot about the beginner mindset. If you have the time I definitely recommend reading up on this topic at musttriumph.com. This is the first resource that I direct many of my beginning students too. Especially, if they have a lot of questions and want to delve deeper into understanding Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as a martial art and a lifestyle philosophy. Maintaining the mindset of a white belt (or that of a beginner) has helped

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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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