R-R-R it’s not just for Pirates!!!

November 19, 2012 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mental Preparation Wellbeing 0

I know its a crap title and there is nothing about pirates in this blog, but hey suggestions are welcome.  So from pirates to one of the greatest minds of all time Steven Hawking.  He said in his speech at the Paralympics ” we are all different, there is no such thing as a standard… Read more

The Stone Age (Paleo) Diet – No it’s not about taking ages to eat stones!

November 11, 2012 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Diet General Wellbeing 1

Diet in any sport is taken seriously and BJJ is not different what you put in, helps with what you get out. Whether you are competing or just enjoying the training diet is important.  So something I have had some positive personal experience with recently is the paleo diet.  I really don’t like calling something… Read more

Strength & Conditioning because your worth it

November 3, 2012 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wellbeing 4

I know much of this post is already well known by a lot of people but following some personal experiences I thought it may be worth revisiting a few points. Look at the actual application of strength and conditioning in combat sports/BJJ as the main example. We all want to be a strong munki, this… Read more

Fun or Freakin Hard Work – Hows your Training?

November 3, 2012 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wellbeing 0

Keep it playful is the title of Ryron Gracie’s own blog on BJJ.  Having read his thoughts on the subject I do have to say at my age, working full time and daily responsibilities  it does make sense.  I started BJJ as something to enjoy to give me both a mental and physical challenge.  I… Read more

Keep it playful

October 31, 2012 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 0

So I mentioned in my last post the Metamoris Pro Event.  One of the fights on the card was Ryron Gracie vs Andre Galvao.  Ryron has not competed for many years and Andre has I list of current titles to his name, so it was a very anticipated bout.  For those of you that did… Read more