Tactics without technique won’t work at all

Tactics without technique won’t work at all; but technique without tactics will never…

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The pattern of champions

The pattern of champions: In Jiu jitsu and in life, some individuals seem to rise to a…

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Some moves come naturally and some don’t

Some moves come naturally and some don’t: I am sure you’ve all had the experience of…

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In a world of many options, focus on the scenarios

In a world of many options, focus on the scenarios: When it comes to selecting…

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If you could have a superpower…

If you could have a superpower…Imagine God came to you one night and declared that he…

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What’s next?

What’s next? Here is an unpleasant truth. The vast majority of moves you attempt in Jiu…

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What does it really mean to say you should attack 100% of the human body?

What does it really mean to say you should attack 100% of the human body? The ideal of…

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Push and pull

Push and pull: We don’t believe in super powers - you don’t have to - the power that good…

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Your game reveals who you are

Your game reveals who you are: In daily life you reveal much about yourself by choices…

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Athleticism

Athleticism: I think it’s fair to say most people in Jiu jitsu have a feeling that…

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Contrasts

Contrasts: Look at this picture and you see a very strong contrast in application of…

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A life of routine

A life of routine: We talk about a routine life as though it’s a bad thing - disparaging…

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Failure vs potential

Failure vs potential: When we look at our performance in Jiu jitsu we tend to lump…

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Angle

Angle: We all figure out how early on in our development that is hard to attack someone…

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Approach as every match and every scenario within a match as A PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED

Approach as every match and every scenario within a match as A PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED…

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Posture

Posture: For every task in grappling there is an ideal posture that maximizes your…

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Beginners in Jiu jitsu

Beginners in Jiu jitsu ignore their opponents grips and entanglements because they don’t…

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Not every day in the gym will be a good day

Not every day in the gym will be a good day. In fact there will often be periods of weeks…

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You’ve got five grappling limbs

You’ve got five grappling limbs - use them all: we think of ourselves as four limbed…

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