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.
If you are a regular IBJJF competitor you know how important it is to be able to pass gi check. We have all had that nerve racking minute while you find out if you’re allowed to move forward to the mat. Well now you can check your own gi at home. You can actually print your… Read more
I am always interested in ways to tweak my diet to make it better for training and health. Carbohydrate periodisation was something I had not heard of before, but sounded interesting. Periodising your carbs can apparently help your body get better at burning fat. This definitely sounded good to me.
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?
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