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Not Enough Time To Make it To BJJ: 5 Strategies

Not Enough Time To Make it To BJJ: 5 Strategies

In many of our lives if you stay in Jiu Jitsu long enough there may come a time when you can’t make it as much or can’t make it at all. Here are some strategies…

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3 Strategies For Training When Dealing With a Pestering Spouse

3 Strategies For Training When Dealing With a Pestering Spouse

It can be a challenge to train with a pestering spouse. It’s great if your spouse also trains, supports everything you do in life and understands that training Jiu Jitsu is essential to you. But…

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Jiu JItsu: Starting From The Knees Pros and Cons

Jiu JItsu: Starting From The Knees Pros and Cons

In Jiu Jitsu class most schools will start from the knees for various reasons. Let’s examine the pros and cons below: Pros: It will save space in class if the area is small or too…

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Student Dilemma: My Jiu Jitsu Professor doesn’t give me enough attention.

Student Dilemma: My Jiu Jitsu Professor doesn’t give me enough attention.

A student recently wrote in how their teacher did not give them much attention. It did not seem to frazzle them that much and they said they were going to work harder. But let’s look…

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Jocko Willink Weighs in on Jiu Jitsu Training, Police and Politics

Jocko Willink Weighs in on Jiu Jitsu Training, Police and Politics

Jocko Willink was recently on the Joe Rogan podcast. Jocko spoke about how the Navy Seals would handle a situation such as the current political climate with police. Jocko talked about the training police currently…

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Perfect Guard Retention By John Danaher

Perfect Guard Retention By John Danaher

Renzo Gracie Black Belt John Danaher demonstrates with World Champion Bernardo Faria (of BJJ Fanatics) how to effectively use guard retention with underlying concepts and principles. John shows how and when to use his hands…

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BJJ: Smaller School vs Bigger School

BJJ: Smaller School vs Bigger School

Let’s take a look at some advantages and disadvantages of being at a smaller or bigger Jiu Jitsu program. Small BJJ School Advantages: More Attention: It goes without saying that any decent instructor will provide…

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3 Common Jiu Jitsu Rituals/Signs/Sayings

3 Common Jiu Jitsu Rituals/Signs/Sayings

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is a very unique culture with it’s own set of rituals and habits. Let’s take a look at 3 below: Shaka sign – This is a common gesture as seen below. Practically…

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Should You Avoid Sparring With Certain People In Jiu Jitsu?

Should You Avoid Sparring With Certain People In Jiu Jitsu?

Here’s the notion: Jiu Jitsu is about taking on all comers. We want our jiu jitsu to be ready for any style or body-type. However, what about your injuries, your body type, protecting yourself in…

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Mixing Up Your Gi and No Gi Training: 6 Benefits

Mixing Up Your Gi and No Gi Training: 6 Benefits

Switching From Gi To No Gi Gi and No Gi Jiu Jitsu both have their benefits and distinctions. This article explains a few: Switching From Gi to No Gi will relieve joint pain in the…

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