It doesn’t get easier, you just adapt

A big problem that newer students have when they transition from a beginner focused class to an all levels class with more rolling is that it gets a lot harder for them. Which is perfectly natural.  Jiu jitsu is so unlike other sports in its movement on the ground. That’s why there is this large tutorial phase. Where you have to learn (in most academy’s) all the basic movements like forward rolls, backwards rolls, shrimping, break falling, etc and then

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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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Bringing Value on Social Media

With all my posts on social media I try to bring value each and every time.  Lots of athletes can post pictures of themselves looking cool on the beach or some random shit.  But what value does that bring you? Unless you’re entertained by living through other people’s pictures that they post on social media.   When you guys check out my content I want it to help you solve a problem.  It could be a problem with your guard.  Or

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