Category Archives: Training Tips

Roll With Me , Not Against Me

I am very thankful for my family and friends. Something I have been extremely grateful for over the past year is great training partners.  Most of us have training partners that we gravitate towards because of how enjoyable the roll is … Continue reading

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“Watch yourself lose” Training tip

A few weeks ago while traveling I was able to catch a purple belt in the same armlock 7 times in 10 minutes of sparring. I believe that my experience is the reason why I was able to do that. … Continue reading

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The KeepItPlayful Coin

The KeepItPlayful Coin was designed to teach us how to relax, find comfort and help us discover the flow of jiu-jitsu which is the best way to make jiu-jitsu a permanent part of our life’s journey.   I believe that everyone who … Continue reading

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Training Tip

Problem: Your favorite submission is not working as often as you would like. Answer: -Most people attack with their best submission first. -Most often the submission you attempt first does not work. -Start attacking all the submissions that are not … Continue reading

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Training Tip

Once you are able to tap a training partner at will, consider catching a submission and leaving a small opening to allow an escape.  Allowing your partner to escape will prepare you for the day when someone escapes for real. … Continue reading

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