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Why we should tap out

So I’ve been meaning to do a post on this for a while now and it pretty much covers why you should tap out and when to tap out.  Just from this last ADCC, there was a crazy match with Tye Ruotolo and Paulo Miyao. I just wanted to say that Paulo is an outlier in that he has flexible joints and high pain tolerance.  So what you guys are seeing is a high level athlete who makes a living

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What is a good mindset for competing in Jiu Jitsu?

Competing is tough. It’s not easy. I think I’ve done everything from being self-deprecating to being like, man, I can do it.  I think it’s tough preparing yourself before your matches. I’ve touched on knowledge gaps before in previous posts but it’s always great to touch on this topic since there are new students joining Jiu Jitsu academies all over the world every day. The best preparation in my opinion is to make sure that you understand your positions as

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The progression of suckage

Jiu jitsu is hard and you will suck for a long time. There I said it 😆.  I’m serious, Jiu Jitsu is a hard art form  to pick up. Because it has lots of weird movements that will take your body time to adjust too as well as just the over all skill set you will need to become proficient in before you can even have an idea of what you’re doing.   In the beginning, you can kind of brute force your

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