Monthly Archives: May 2016

Interesting Article on Avoiding BJJ Injuries

Hey Everyone,

Grapple Arts has a pretty good article on how to avoid injuries: some may seem like common sense (like hey, don’t have two people drill judo throws and then have two dudes rolling right next to them) but most, if not all of us need a little reminder sometimes of those common sense things.

Check it out and have a great day everyone!

 

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Happy Memorial Day

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May 30, 2016 · 9:50 am

Article on Learning to Learn BJJ

We always talking about learning to improve our jiu jitsu, but Elevate MMA has an interesting article on how we can potential improve that learning process.

Check it out, and have a great day everyone!

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Rolling While Moderately to Seriously Injured: Uh, Don’t.

Granted, I should listen to my own advice sometimes but really, if you are what you would considered moderately to seriously┬áinjured, DON’T ROLL. Maybe get some drilling in at your own pace, but for pete’s sake, don’t make your condition worse than it already is.

When you get to a place where the pain is more of a nuisance than a show-stopper, then start to think about maybe taking the slow, easy approach to training with some lower belts to get you back into the swing of things. Jiu jitsu isn’t going anywhere, I promise you. I know it feels frustrating, that other students can train and are possibly getting better than you while you sit on the sideline, but putting yourself at risk for a more serious injury just isn’t worth it.

Those are my two cents for the moment- have a great day everyone!

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Interesting Article on BJJ Priciples to Apply to Life

Hey Everyone, Lifestyle Apex has an article on 5 BJJ Principles that one could apply to life.

Check it out, and have a great day everyone!

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Article on Jiu Jitsu Takedown Squad

Hey Everyone, BJJ Heroes has an article on some notable BJJ players who have a strong takedown game. Personally, I’m a fan.

Take a look and have a great day everyone!

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Happy Friday! Sweetness Edition

Hey Everyone, enjoy a little Jimmy Eat World, and have a great weekend!

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Article About Jared Dopp and BJJ/Life Balance

Hey Guys,

Flograppling has an article about Lovato Black belt Jared Dopp, and how he maintains a school/work/bjj balance.

Check it out, and have a great day everyone!

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UFC Fighter Matt Brown Attacked by Former BJJ Coach After UFC 198

Yikes.

After Matt Brown lost in UFC 198, apparently his old BJJ coach popped out of the woodwork and attacked him. According to the story on 411 Mania, the coach was Rodrigo Botti, who attended the event to corner Cyborg for her fight.

The UFC issued a statement saying they are investigating the matter. Geez…

Anyway, check out the article and have a great day everyone!

 

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BJJ Hero Bio: Luciana “Luka” Dias

Hey everyone, BJJ Heroes has a bio post up for Luciana “Luka” Dias.

Check it out, and have a great day everyone!

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