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
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.
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.
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?
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