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 2

May 30, 2017 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 0

In the first part of bjj beginner tips I explained some points that would help your motivation.  In this part I am going to look at some of the more practical issues of training BJJ.

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

What makes a good training partner in BJJ

August 17, 2016 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 0

Having a training partner is a vital part of BJJ it is the best way to drill technique. It also gets you used to moving another body, as well as feeling what it is like to have this weight on top of you. But what makes a good training partner in BJJ?

Being a good BJJ partner is like being a Spartan

October 28, 2015 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu 1

Do you remember the 300? The movie about the Spartans that was released was released in 2006. I was watching a rerun on T.V and one of the lines kinda reminded of something in BJJ. In one scene King Leonidas says “…Each Spartan protects the man to his left from thigh to neck with his… Read more