How To Handle Defeat

Picture by MaggieLeft.com   Feeling down after a loss? Here are four tips to turn your thoughts around! Don’t be too hard on yourself We all win sometimes, and lose sometimes. Trying to live up to the expectation to always win will leave most people feeling sad, because it’s unrealistic Read more…

Pain Under Pressure

Pain: it seems almost inevitable if you want to perform well. It can be either pain from exhaustion, from the burning in your muscles, or from injuries you sustain during BJJ. Dealing with pain can be hard, since our instinct is to shy away from pain. When you cut your finger, you Read more…

Upcoming Tournaments

As the jiu jitsu community has grown, the amount of tournaments has increased significantly. Competitions are to be fought almost every weekend. The smaller local tournaments can help you with gaining more experience. You don’t have to think about travelling far away and you can just focus on your performance. Read more…

Are You Overtraining?

Do you train every day? Twice per day? Training jiu jitsu is fun, and can get you to the point where you train more than you ever did before. The more you train, the better you get? True, to some extent. Read here what encompasses the so-called “overtraining syndrome”, and Read more…