In a tough match you might only get one shot at victory

In a tough match you might only get one shot at victory…better to be damn good at a few…

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You’re in a winning position – now is not the time for excitement

You’re in a winning position - now is not the time for excitement: It perfectly natural…

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Vary your intensity

Vary your intensity: Your first day sparring in Jiu jitsu was probably pretty similar to…

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What’s your next move?

What’s your next move? When we begin Jiu jitsu our question is always “what move do I…

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Developing a favorite move

Developing a favorite move: Jiu jitsu is not just a science of levers and fulcrums and…

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Even the best move…

Even the best move applied at the best time can fail due to just a single mistake if the…

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Sometimes skills carry over directly

Sometimes skills carry over directly - sometimes they carry over indirectly: Sometimes…

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Intensity

Intensity: The sport of Jiu jitsu is ideally a mix of mostly relaxed efficiency mixed…

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Tunnel vision

Tunnel vision: One of the most natural and destructive human tendencies we have in the…

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Inmune to your own poison

Make sure you’re immune to your own poison: An odd thing about combat sports is that…

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When every round is tough – keep going

When every round is tough - keep going - there is a deeper skill to learn: The best time…

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Sometimes when you look at it Jiu jitsu…

Sometimes when you look at it Jiu jitsu just seems like a hopeless and disorganized…

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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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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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