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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Athlete safety in training

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

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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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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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Starting with a skill set – the example of a Nicky Rod

Starting with a skill set - the example of a Nicky Rod: A situation I often see as a…

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When you’re the more experienced or bigger partner – start in bottom position with disadvantage

When you’re the more experienced or bigger partner - start in bottom position with…

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When the work is done

When the work is done: One of the clearest signs that you have a sustainable training…

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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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Jiu Jitsu mindset

Jiu Jitsu mindset: A question I am often asked is what are mental aspects of Jiu jitsu…

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Take some heat off your submissions and see what happens

Take some heat off your submissions and see what happens: In a competitive setting you…

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Fast progress

Fast progress: Ultimately I want you thinking about Jiu Jitsu in the long term as a…

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As thrilling as the big stage is – in truth it is not there that the outcome of a bout is determined.

As thrilling as the big stage is - in truth it is not there that the outcome of a bout is…

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Gordon Ryan taking on the big men

Gordon Ryan taking on the big men: Next weekend in Dallas Texas, Gordon Ryan will step…

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It all starts in the gym

It all starts in the gym: So many people ask me how Nicky Ryan made such fast progress in…

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