Bringing Value on Social Media

With all my posts on social media I try to bring value each and every time. Lots of athletes can post pictures of themselves looking cool...

Over training is real

Overtraining in Jiu Jitsu is a real serious condition that many instructors and students don’t talk about. I can’t name too many sports...

How long should your rolls last?

The last week or so I’ve been delving deeper into my training methodology. I get asked a lot about my own training. What I do. What I try...

Thoughts before a competition

Just finished competing at the first major tournament of the year. The IBJJF European Championship. My results didn’t go the way I wanted...

White Belt Mindset Revisited

My friend Sam has written a lot about the beginner mindset. If you have the time I definitely recommend reading up on this topic at...

Impressionable students

I think as higher belts we seldom think about the influence that we have on the younger generation of students under us. Last week after...

Longevity in Jiu Jitsu

Longevity in Jiu Jitsu is something that I think a lot about. I know I’ll be doing Jiu Jitsu for a long time but I also recognize that...

Guard Development

I was watching my friend Jon Thomas teach a class while training at his academy in Gothenburg, Sweden. For those of you who don’t know...

Private Lessons

It’s funny but the majority of my posts come from conversations or questions that I get asked. A lot questions about making it in Jiu...

Bringing in 2017

2017 is quickly approaching and as with each new year this brings with it a rush of new potential clients looking for help in achieving...

Graduating Students

It’s that time of year when many academies begin their graduation ceremonies. Awarding hard working students and celebrating their...