Monthly Archives: December 2011

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas (and happy training) to everyone in the BJJ community.  Even Braulio Estima is getting into the Christmas spirit. Advertisements

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Music and Jiu Jitsu (and Ralek Gracie)

Is there a single genre of music that embodies jiu jitsu?  I’d doubt it.  The myriad styles, attitudes, and philosophies that make up BJJ are too diverse to be pigeonholed into a single genre.  Some people have slow, methodical styles … Continue reading

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2012 Jiu Jitsu Goals

With the new year fast approaching, the internet is abuzz with jiu jitsu practitioners reflecting on their accomplishments over the last year and listing their goals for the next. Throughout these posts about jiu jitsu goals, I’ve noticed a few … Continue reading

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Injuries

The fear of getting injured is one of the biggest obstacles that keep people from training martial arts, and I’d argue that it is especially the case with submission grappling.  Even though the term “jiu jitsu” is literally translated as … Continue reading

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Consistency

The topic of this discussion is a bit ironic, given the recent scarcity of my blog posts.  Irony aside, I thought I’d dedicate a post to the single factor that has improved my (admittedly still novice) BJJ game more than … Continue reading

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