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

Why am I doing this

October 21, 2012 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 0

I have tried blogging previously and failed miserably, however at this point this old munki needs to focus his thoughts.  I have been training in BJJ for about four years, but I have spent half this out with broken bits and I am currently a few weeks away from shoulder surgery, which will have me… Read more