In order for us to be successful, we need to have a clear understanding of what our objectives are, in the context of BJJ this means we have to understand the overall goal, the points, and the rules. These three things will be the topic of this post. I would like to say that this […]Read more "Goals, points, and rules"
As a competitor or a casual player, we will always find ourselves matched up against people who are more experienced than we are and we need to be able to beat those people. At first it seems like an almost impossible task but upon further inspection we realize that it is very possible if we […]Read more "On Defeating More Experienced Opponents"
Learning new techniques and perfecting them is a process, usually a frustrating one, but as long as you are persistent then you will end up with a strong technique that you can count on. The first part is actually learning the mechanics of the technique. Once you understand how and when to apply the […]Read more "TECHNICAL DEVELOPMENT"
Most people just show up to class and train, you can get good that way but it’s probably the slowest way to do it. If you have had previous experience with other sports then you quickly realize that when you played those sports there was more to practice than just playing a full game. For […]Read more "General vs. Specific"
Learning new jiu-jitsu techniques can be difficult but there are few things we can do to make that process a little bit easier, one of those things is to learn the context behind the technique. A lot of people will focus entirely on how to do a technique mechanically and of course this is a […]Read more "The idea of context in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu"
Many people struggle with the process of transferring their gi skills to a no-gi environment, most people prefer to specialize in one or the other. Personally, I always wanted to have a style of jiu-jitsu that was effective in all settings so I spent time thinking about which techniques and strategies were applicable in both […]Read more "Gi vs. No-gi"
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