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2019 might be the year to fulfill your dreams, start working out more often, eating healthier, attend your first competition or improve your stand-up game.

No matter what your goals and new years resolution are, making a plan to drive-through change is a great idea! Here is a list that can help you along the way. 

  • What do I really want
  • Why do I want this
  • Why is not this already a reality
  • What stopped me before (if you already tried to make this change)
  • What do I need to do to get rid of the obstacles
  • How will my life become if this change become a reality
  • How can I make my wish come true
  • What are my strengths that can help me make this come true
  • What are my weaknesses
  • Which situations do I need to avoid
  • What situations do I need to confront
  • Who can help me along the way
  • How should I make a plan



Johanna Tavares is a purple belt under Renato Tavares de Moraes. She trains under Renato and Eduardo "Teta" Rios, representing Frontline Academy in Oslo. Besides jiu jitsu, Johanna is also a club manager, fitness instructor and CrossFit level 1 trainer. She contributes to the Ladies Only BJJ blog and website also teaching women only jiu jitsu classes at Novus Academy and organizing open mat for all them jiu jitsu ladies in Norway.