By approaching every training session with a giving mindset, we can all elevate our teammates and ourselves, and motivate one another. It will also have a profound effect on our approach to life off the mats.
As one of the older teammates at my BJJ academy, I consider myself slower and less athletically gifted than many of my fellow students. I see many other students training who are much younger, come from a martial arts background, and/or are simply in a stage in their life where they’re able to train nearly … Continue reading What Role Do You Play On the Team at Your BJJ Academy?
Today while in class at my BJJ academy, I discovered a breakthrough past what had been a source of frustration for me for quite some time. I realized that I was finally learning how to learn. When I first began training BJJ and for a long time thereafter, my mind got lost in the details. … Continue reading Learning How to Learn
As we all know, BJJ is an intensely physical activity which releases tons of endorphins. It’s no surprise that most of us experience a high from training.
When I set about to learn a martial art, I never could have imagined that I would have found myself in the world of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.