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

Yoga for Beginners

June 15, 2016 Fitness Wellbeing 0

As an ageing grappler I post a lot about recovery and mobility.  Part of the recovery work I do includes yoga.  I really enjoy yoga and the benefits I have experienced from it. If you are interested in yoga this post is intended to provide a guide to yoga for beginners. To help you find… Read more

How to heal a stiff neck

May 7, 2014 Wellbeing 1

Recently with training and poor sleep positions, I have started to develop a stiff neck.  I have seen a chiropractor and few times about it, but it is still niggling me.  I started to have a look around on Google to see if there was anything about how to heal a stiff neck.  I cam… Read more

Becoming a supple Munki

November 28, 2013 General Mental Preparation Wellbeing 0

I have recently been reading the book by Kelly Starrett : Becoming a Supple Leopard.  Besides having a cool name for his book Kelly is probably most famous for his “Mobility WOD” You Tube and Website.  There is a mass of content on his You Tube channel, which separately deals with lots of different physical… Read more

Drill to Win

September 11, 2013 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu General Mental Preparation Wellbeing 0

Over the past few weeks my coaches have been focusing on hook flips and butterfly guard.  This is great because an arthritic gibbon could pass my butterfly guard, so it was a great opportunity to improve a weakness.  I have been shown some really good techniques and have been able to perform them reasonably well. … Read more