Pick your training partners

March 7, 2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wellbeing 2

As you grow older you need to be able to adapt your training.  Your body needs more post training recovery time and more time to heal from injury.  You are also more prone to injury whilst training . This sounds bad but really it isn’t.  The good news is there are things you can do. You just… Read more

Do you suffer from lazy BJJ?

February 21, 2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1

Lazy BJJ is something I recently realised I had as an issue. I’m not talking about just lying on my back and counter grappling. More that I would settle for an easier position. Or I don’t actually move enough to make techniques as effective as they should be. This is something that I have been… Read more

Recovery is more than just resting

February 7, 2017 Fitness Wellbeing 0

I have written a lot about the importance of recovery after training.  But there is also another side to this.  Not just the physical but the mental recovery after training is important too.  Recovery whilst going through stress could cause you problems.

New Year New Goals

December 31, 2016 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mental Preparation 0

Like a lot of us towards the end of each year I start focusing on setting goals for the new year.  These are definitely not resolutions! Not only from research, but for personal experience these never work. So if the resolution thing does not work, what’s the difference in goal setting?

Inspiration for BJJ Christmas presents

December 6, 2016 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 0

It’s that time of the year again and you are wondering what gifts to ask for or to get your BJJ obsessed loved.  It can be difficult depending on your budget.  BJJ is not the cheapest of hobbies.  So I have pulled together some inspiration for bjj Christmas presents, that should be able to hit… Read more