Three Important Analogies to Better Understand BJJ

Bjj Basics

Podcast [sc_embed_player fileurl="http://traffic.libsyn.com/bjjbrick/Epi204520Three20Analogies20to20Better20understanding20BJJ.mp3"] PRESS PLAY BjjBrick (metaphor) it’s important to have a few key techniques that you can perform at a high level. You need to have a well-rounded game, but having some great techniques will help you excel at BJJ.  … [Read more...]

5 Things I Have Learned About Goal Setting

5 things I have learned about goal setting

Designed by: Brandon Groce Lessons I've Learned About Goal Setting From Life, Teachers, And Experience. Most of us have goals or something we want to achieve. It could be to lose an amount of body fat, to hold a handstand, to squat double your bodyweight, or even something like learning a new language. My personal goals were to accomplish a … [Read more...]

What Are You Training For?

What are you training for

Design by: Brandon Groce Mainstream media has taught us that we should work out to attain an aesthetic goal or just to maintain a certain level of healthiness.  This is the first thing on our minds when we think of working out.  Athletes have clearer goals as far as their training goes because it must support what they do.  However, for the … [Read more...]

Cardio – Why You Shouldn’t Run Long Distance

Cardio - Why you shouldn't Run long distance

"Cardio." Everyone's favorite - or least favorite - word. The word brings to mind long duration runs on a treadmill or completing a 5K. Maybe to you it means 400 meter sprints or how long you can last in your jiujitsu match. There are a lot of misconceptions about cardio though. So let's try to clear them up. What Are We Running From? To many … [Read more...]

What Makes a Good Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) Instructor

What Makes A Good Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Instructor? Is a good instructor a good competitor, someone who has won many high level competitions? Someone with a huge academy or the one with the "highest rank"? There are all kinds of different instructors but which would make an effective teacher? What characteristics and values would they possess? Here … [Read more...]