If you’ve got a mat – you’ve got a dojo

If you’ve got a mat - you’ve got a dojo: I’ve travelled the world and seen every kind of…

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The value of position

The value of position: In the context of GRAPPLING, the value of position is fourfold.…

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It’s good to chase after perfection with all your moves

It’s good to chase after perfection with all your moves - that will greatly benefit your…

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Athlete safety in training

Athlete safety in training: As a coach one thing I take very seriously is athlete safety…

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Breaking rules

Breaking rules: There are many general rules that we usually observe in Jiu jitsu “don’t…

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Kuzushi

Kuzushi: Most Jiu jitsu student know that the act of off balancing an opponent is…

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Focus is everything in this game

Focus is everything in this game. Mentally, focus yourself on the next step on the chain…

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Never forget that ninety percent of the outcome of a bout…

Never forget that ninety percent of the outcome of a bout is determined before the…

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If I asked you what your best grappling attack was…

If I asked you what your best grappling attack was I’m sure you could answer in a second…

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We all like to win

We all like to win - but if you don't make training fun and enjoyable, you won't last…

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When you watch Jiu jitsu

When you watch Jiu jitsu: Every time you watch Jiu jitsu you get a chance to train your…

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Create a three month challenge for yourself

Create a three month challenge for yourself: Getting good at Jiu jitsu is mostly about…

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What’s more important – heuristics or details?

What’s more important - heuristics or details? When it’s time to gain knowledge in Jiu…

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I started my career teaching introductory classes…

I started my career teaching introductory classes to one or two white belts at a time.…

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Whatever skill level you are today

Whatever skill level you are today will be 70% a reflection of your training behavior…

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Never forget that training is not about winning

Never forget that training is not about winning - it’s about skill development. Don’t…

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Want to learn to deal with scary situations?

Want to learn to deal with scary situations? Put yourself there often until it feels at…

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Peeling hands

Peeling hands: Always remember that most grappling techniques begin with grip. The hands…

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Making strong people weak

Making strong people weak: The human body is set up in such a way that it can only exert…

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The workout isn’t over when your BODY stops moving

The workout isn’t over when your BODY stops moving - it’s over when your MIND stops…

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