Longevity in your BJJ

December 12, 2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wellbeing 2

Training Brazilian jiu jitsu is something that most of us want to be able to do for the rest of our lives. Whether you started young or later in life, the goal is still to be like Helio and Carlos and train well into old age. But as you get older consciously adapting your jiu… Read more

BJJ Beginner Tips Part 1

May 15, 2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 0

As the new year has started you may be considering starting BJJ or have just taken the plunge.  But what are the things that you should know that no one ever actually tells you? I have pulled  together some BJJ beginner tips from my own experience.

BJJ the road to happiness

March 21, 2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Wellbeing 2

Is BJJ the road to happiness? You may instantly say yes, I know a lot of people who would.  Or you might think the Old Munki is going all new age. But could scientific research back up the concept?

Should you train when tired

August 10, 2016 Fitness Wellbeing 0

We all love our training, seeing your friends and rolling are big parts of our lives as bjj practitioners. You don’t want anything come between you and making it to your academy. But life gets in the way, early morning meetings. Travelling for work or just having to spend all day looking after your children.… Read more

Self knowledge in BJJ

July 18, 2016 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Mental Preparation 0

There has been a lot of publicity recently around the Enson Inoue decision to demote himself from Black to Purple belt, then back again. But did his initial lack of understanding lead him to a greater self knowledge in bjj?