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4 physical attributes that matter in jiu jitsu

Have you ever wondered if you could do BJJ purely on technique? What’s the most important physical attributes that you need for rolling? In this article we cover 4 physical attributes that matter in Jiu Jitsu.

In the world of martial arts and Jiu Jitsu in particular we deal with people of all body shapes and sizes. We learn how to deal with these attributes and how to utilize our own to our advantage.

There are four main attributes that can make a difference in how someone will train and which player will do better than another.

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Flow: Do You Flow(chart)?

One of the best things I ever did that helped me grow in my journey of Jiu Jitsu was make a flow chart. It’s really easy if you are keeping a notebook, too.

When you first start out when you are rolling, it can be difficult to remember what to do and where to go.

“What do I do with my hands?”

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The BJJ Law of 33%

Tai Lopez gave a T.E.D talk that amazed me. He presented a concept that’s relevant to Jiu Jitsu, business, and life.

He spoke of the “Law of 33%”.

This is a law of self-development. [click to continue…]


3 ways to break the jiu-jitsu plateau

We all go through this jiu-jitsu plateau phase of: “What now?”

Do you feel stuck? Is your game slowing down? Feel like you’re not sure what to do next?

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most annoying training partners in bjj

In Jiu Jitsu we rely heavily on our partners in order to progress.

We must have a partner in order to learn moves and get timing down. This applies in both sparing and in class. [click to continue…]


bjj jiu jitsu leg locks kneebar heel hook

There is no doubt that Jiu-Jitsu has changed so much since its inception there are a few disturbing trends that have remained since day one and at least one of these needs to change. [click to continue…]


Your BJJ injuries will heal and how long it takes is up to you

BJJ injuries: we’ve all had them.

We are all busy people, with day to day life and our BJJ training. Having this balance is great , but when an unexpected injury comes along it can have a big impact. Depending on the type of injury you may not be able to train as often and as hard as you would love to. [click to continue…]


10 ways to improve your bjj instruction teaching

Let’s get this straight, just because you know a tremendous amount about the subject area’s content, it does not mean you are qualified to teach it.

As an educator, I think I can get away with saying something like that. [click to continue…]


first time roller bjj jiu jitsu gi

Are you a first time roller? Rolling, or sparring, can be very daunting, especially if you have never participated in martial arts before.   [click to continue…]


meal prepping for bjj

While reading another article earlier this week an old passion was reborn….

I read about how meal prepping can be used for Jiu Jitsu and to be healthy in general. I use to meal prep a lot and am getting back on this soon.

I want to talk about some specific reasons I have found meal prepping to be a useful tool in my own history and how it can be used to take your Jiu Jitsu and your body to the next level.

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