Strength Training for the everyday grappler      

March 30, 2016 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness 0
strength training for the everyday grappler

I have a number of qualifications in physical training and I have attended many courses and read lots of papers on strength training for athletes.  But this tends to focus on how to train elite level athletes, what do you and I do when it comes to strength training? Here are some things to consider… Read more

Strength training for grappling

September 19, 2014 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness Wellbeing 0

I have a number of qualifications in physical training and I have attended many courses and read lots of papers on strength training for athletes. But this tends to focus on how to train elite level athletes, what do you and I do when it comes to strength training for grappling, for the Old Munki… Read more

Kettlebell training for BJJ and the Old Munki…..

January 16, 2014 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Fitness 1

One of the presents I received from Mrs Munki at Christmas time was a 24kg kettlebell.  Not very romantic but it is something I have been wanting for a while.  I have worked out with kettlebells before and being a certified kettlebell trainer, I am confident using this equipment and its benefits.

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

Mr T(estosterone) says……..

June 12, 2013 Fitness General Wellbeing 0

I have been back at the gym finally and after my prolonged break, I am concerned about actually building any muscle back.  Especially in my shoulders.  So being the type of old munki to do a bit of research to try and find a solution, I went on Google.  The main thing that concerned me,… Read more