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7 Psychological Effects That Explain Your Jiu Jitsu Problems


“I don’t feel I’m worthy of the next belt” “I’m in a slump” “I can’t win any tournaments” Guess what? You’re not special, you suffer from being normal.  It’s human nature to question things and go through trials of getting

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7 Psychological Effects That Explain Your Jiu Jitsu Problems


“I don’t feel I’m worthy of the next belt” “I’m in a slump” “I can’t win any tournaments” Guess what? You’re not special, you suffer from being normal.  It’s human nature to question things and go through trials of getting

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Beginner Tips To Help Your Kimura


The kimura (reverse ude-garame) is one of those techniques that everyone loves to learn. It’s just that the UFC has given the impression that you just jerk someone’s arm up-and-back until they tap…do that and you won’t be winning very

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Beginner Tips To Help Your Kimura


The kimura (reverse ude-garame) is one of those techniques that everyone loves to learn. It’s just that the UFC has given the impression that you just jerk someone’s arm up-and-back until they tap…do that and you won’t be winning very

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Tap Semi-Early and Extremely Often


You’ve heard it thousands upon millions of times, “tap early, tap often”, but how much of that goes into one ear and right out the other?  How many times do you start rolling and get exhausted because you were trying

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Tap Semi-Early and Extremely Often


You’ve heard it thousands upon millions of times, “tap early, tap often”, but how much of that goes into one ear and right out the other?  How many times do you start rolling and get exhausted because you were trying

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Some Random Jiu Jitsu Tips For Your Game


Jiu Jitsu borders steak and tits on my list of things that I think are awesome.  I’ve come to the reality that black belts won’t give away secrets that they’ve spent years discovering from thousands of hours of rolling.  They

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Some Random Jiu Jitsu Tips For Your Game


Jiu Jitsu borders steak and tits on my list of things that I think are awesome.  I’ve come to the reality that black belts won’t give away secrets that they’ve spent years discovering from thousands of hours of rolling.  They

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Weak Point Training In Jiu Jitsu – It Isn’t That Bad


Last Friday was the 13th.  It was also one of the best days of rolling I’ve had in a while…go figure. With school and work (and injuries) lately, my jitz time has really taken a back seat to that bastard

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Weak Point Training In Jiu Jitsu – It Isn’t That Bad


Last Friday was the 13th.  It was also one of the best days of rolling I’ve had in a while…go figure. With school and work (and injuries) lately, my jitz time has really taken a back seat to that bastard

K3 to R2; KP1 to Q3; Q2 to R1 SUBMIT-mate (that was stupid)

Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Chess, It’s Growing Up


So you hear all the time that Jiu Jitsu is like chess….I agree to an extent, as long as you’re referring to strategy. But if you think about it, the rules are fairly different.  For instance, I was in the

K3 to R2; KP1 to Q3; Q2 to R1 SUBMIT-mate (that was stupid)

Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Chess, It’s Growing Up


So you hear all the time that Jiu Jitsu is like chess….I agree to an extent, as long as you’re referring to strategy. But if you think about it, the rules are fairly different.  For instance, I was in the

The Sylvio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Nerves (What You Fail To Be)


Well, if you’re an avid reader of this blog, you should know that John Valentine and I are testing in front of Master Sylvio Behring for our purple belts on April 29th.  Sylvio once told me in a seminar that

The Sylvio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Nerves (What You Fail To Be)


Well, if you’re an avid reader of this blog, you should know that John Valentine and I are testing in front of Master Sylvio Behring for our purple belts on April 29th.  Sylvio once told me in a seminar that

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The Finer Points And Tips For The Triangle Choke (Sankaku Jime)


The triangle is one of those chokes in Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that everyone loves…unless you’re caught in it and you try desperately to “answer the phone” before taking an ill-planned nap.  There are many reasons to love the

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The Finer Points And Tips For The Triangle Choke (Sankaku Jime)


The triangle is one of those chokes in Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that everyone loves…unless you’re caught in it and you try desperately to “answer the phone” before taking an ill-planned nap.  There are many reasons to love the

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Your Instructor Knows You Have To Lose


If you’ve ever heard the term “quicksand”, used in competition, you know what I’m talking about…you lose once, no big deal.  Lose again, you think it’s just a bad couple of months…lose again…uh-oh…something is wrong…then you think instead of react

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Your Instructor Knows You Have To Lose


If you’ve ever heard the term “quicksand”, used in competition, you know what I’m talking about…you lose once, no big deal.  Lose again, you think it’s just a bad couple of months…lose again…uh-oh…something is wrong…then you think instead of react

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Uchi Mata Tips (Mistakes I Make)


Yesterday I took 2nd in the Utah State Judo Championships.  I didn’t take first for one reason; I didn’t commit to my uchi-mata. Let me explain.  I took up Judo/Jiu-Jitsu nearly 3 years ago and finally have a wall nearing

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Uchi Mata Tips (Mistakes I Make)


Yesterday I took 2nd in the Utah State Judo Championships.  I didn’t take first for one reason; I didn’t commit to my uchi-mata. Let me explain.  I took up Judo/Jiu-Jitsu nearly 3 years ago and finally have a wall nearing