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If you want to give your child the most support possible, here’s a five tips that will dramatically increase their, and your, enjoyment of BJJ:

5 Tips to Being a More Supportive BJJ Parent

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brazilian jiu jitsu camp

Don’t worry, I am not talking about pitching a tent and roughing it for a few days.

I’m talking about why you should go to a jiu jitsu camp.

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3 reasons to train bjj with your

Some of the greatest gyms and academies I have visited over my time training BJJ are though with a strong family atmosphere. There are many benefits to training BJJ as a family and with your family, but I would like to talk about my top three.

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jiu jitsu competition

You are looking to lose some weight  for competition.

Depending on how much you are looking to lose will depend on how long you will realistically have to allow yourself to lose it.

You are not going to lose 20 pounds in a week healthily….

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3 jiu jitsu questions

In Jiu Jitsu we are always learning and always students of the art.

There is a high level of respect for both the art and those who teach us, but sometimes this can leave us with questions we are just too scared to ask.

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buying a new jiu jitsu gi

You have a little extra cash available and you are looking to buy a new gi and why not you deserve it.  As you start to look through the various websites to pick the one you want, what should you be considering, besides how cool it looks?  Here are 3 important considerations before you buy a new gi.

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“Whatever, I’ll just pull guard,” said no ultra heavy, ever. . .

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GRAPPLING NON GRAPPLING RELATIONSHIPS

The major differences between grappling and non-grappling relationships

  • Non-grappling couples hug, grappling couples have pummeling sessions.
  • Non-grappling couples may have tickle fights, grappling couples have impromptu rolling sessions.
  • Non-grappling couples spoon, grappling couples practice the back take.
  • Non-grappling couples go on dates to dinner & a movie, grappling couples go to open mat then dinner.
  • Non-grappling couples exchange flowers, cards, or candy on Valentine’s Day, grappling couples exchange gis, private lesson coupons, or gear.
  • Non-grappling couples exchange non-grappling related gifts on holidays and birthdays, grappling couples exchange more gis and gear.
  • Non-grappling couples go on vacations to relax, grappling couples go on vacations to tournaments or seminars.
  • Non-grappling couples argue & throw things, grappling couples roll and throw each other.
  • Non-grappling couples go to couples therapy, grappling couples go to mat therapy.

What are some other grappling couple things you can think of?

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bjj warmup

Your warm up is meant to prepare you both mentally and physically for the activity that you are about to undertake. To enable it to do this it should contain a number of key elements. This is why your warmup should include these 3 things.

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Traveling for Jiu Jitsu

travelling & jiu jitsu

I don’t know how many people are in my situation. I live in a college town in the middle of nowhere, literally. There are a few towns and cities neighboring us, but the major cities are hours away. There are a few martial arts academies in my town, but my academy is the only Brazilian Jiu Jitsu academy. My professor is two hours away, so I travel quite a good bit to train with him. I travel a good bit to compete as well. I travel a good bit, in general.

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