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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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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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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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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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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What opportunities do you see in this moment?

What opportunities do you see in this moment? Could act upon them in the time available?…

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When the pressure is on

When the pressure is on: How many moves do you REALLY know? We all think we have a good…

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The power of escape

The power of escape: When we think of powerful moves in Jiu jitsu you typically picture a…

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Getting out of trouble – and putting the other guy into trouble

Getting out of trouble - and putting the other guy into trouble: If there is one skill in…

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Working the sidelines

Working the sidelines: The best place to train in the room is of course, out on the mat.…

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The ultimate submission

The ultimate submission: We all have our favorite submission holds - in time I hope you…

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Taking yourself to a new level

Taking yourself to a new level - front headlocks and the example of Craig Jones: At any…

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Identify the problem

Identify the problem: Every submission hold has an escape. Every escape involves a set of…

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Class is never really over

Class is never really over: Its natural when you’ve just finished a tough class to want…

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Are you ready for the next move?

Are you ready for the next move? If there is one certainty in Jiu jitsu it is that the…

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Watching Jiu jitsu

Watching Jiu jitsu: Whenever my students are injured I usually encourage them to come in…

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The journey from beginner to expert

The journey from beginner to expert - physical and psychological development: We all…

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Looking back at yourself

Looking back at yourself: As much as I encourage students to focus on their future goals…

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Defensive soundness before submission

Defensive soundness before submission: The great cliche of Jiu jitsu is “position before…

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