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.

Periodising you carbs

April 10, 2017 Diet 0

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.

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?

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