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BJJ Lessons Learned: Let go of failed submissions

Last week I was rolling with a guy, I had him positioned for an arm triangle, and I needed about another inch or so to…

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Staying calm while getting smothered in training

One of the things that us beginners seem to struggle with in Brazilian Jiujitsu is being smothered. A few days ago I rolled with a…

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Sparring with new students

One of the things I remember from my first round of jiujitsu training, and even my second revival is ego. When you first start training,…

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Rolling with women

We live in a society where everyone should be treated as an equal. You are expected to treat men, women, black, white, gay, straight, everyone,…

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Sparring with the higher belts

Brazilian Jiujitsu is a tough undertaking. Even when rolling/sparring with newbies, it can be exhausting and challenging. Obviously, the better you get, and the more…

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Our white belts can fight!

Unlike other martial arts, in Brazilian Jiujitsu there are only five basic belt levels. White, blue, purple, brown and black belt, that’s it. Another area…

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Clobbering time!

I came across this meme about rolling with men as opposed to rolling with women.  I think it’s pretty damn hilarious. **DISCLAIMER** Please look at…

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