Yeah, thats great, kid. Playtime is over.

November 26, 2012 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu General Wellbeing 0

I have recently been reading a book about play and how it is important to human’s life.  This is the book I have been reading, Play: How it Shapes the Brain – Stuart Brown M.D. It is actually a very scientific and well researched book on something that you would not think was very academic.… Read more

Beware you are now entering Thoracic Park

November 24, 2012 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wellbeing 1

I have had some problems previously when I’ve been stacked when been rolling, which has been a sore cervical and thoracic spine.  Just so you know which bit of the back I am talking about I have stuck a picture below. So I hope this clears up the technical sectional names I used.  Yeah I… Read more

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