3 Ways to Train Safely in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu as You Hit Middle Age

One evening I dropped into the academy for one of my training sessions. While sitting on the mat I had a chance to observe the students rolling; particularly the ones with the peppered grey hair. I wanted to see how they handled the younger faster students. The older students who were heavier often overexerted using […]

Does Winning Tournaments Mean I Have Great Jiu-Jitsu?

The quick answer is not necessarily. A common question I hear from students is a person who tells me about a student who is getting good and winning tournaments. Some are indeed possessing great skill for their level while others win but their technique is sloppy. These individuals are also missing a lot of the […]