Dealing with Adversity – Using Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu On & Off the Mat

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art that emphasizes ground fighting and grappling techniques. Originating from Japan, it was developed and refined in Brazil by the Gracie family in the early 20th century. BJJ has become increasingly popular around the world and is known for its effectiveness in self-defense and as a competitive sport. However,… Read more »

Why Competing Brazilian Jiu-jitsu will Improve Your Skillset


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) is a grappling martial art that has gained popularity around the world in recent years. It is a complex art that requires both physical and mental skills to excel. Competing in BJJ can help improve your skillset in several ways, including physical fitness, mental toughness, problem-solving skills, and strategic thinking. Physical Fitness:… Read more »

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Jiu-jitsu Performance on the Mat with Visualization

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Whether you practice Brazilian Jiu-jitsu for fun or for competition it is important to always be looking for ways to improve your game. All successful competitive athletes use visualization to improve their performance. Here in this blog, you will learn some simple ways to apply visualization strategies that will help you get more out of… Read more »

The Committed Jiu-Jitsu Practitioner

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  Always works hard Can produce a little extra Can make things happen Stays in the game regardless of the score Sees criticism as helpful feedback Is not afraid to fail Recovers well after a mistake Is a team player Never misses a practice Makes the right choices every day The Attributes of the Committed… Read more »

Off The Mat


Brazilian jiu-jitsu is an amazing martial art. It is fun, improves health, increases awareness, it is strategic, builds confidence, and is a great form of self-defense. If you are new to the practice, it will take some getting used to. I always tell people when they are starting that it is not easy, and it… Read more »


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O SOTO GARI While it is always great to have a partner to practice your takedowns we don’t always have someone around. In this video you will learn a cool takedown while getting some great ideas on how you can practice on your own. Do not get stuck in the mindset that you cannot improve… Read more »