Balancing strength training with jiu jitsu

Balancing strength training with my Jiu Jitsu training is no easy task. On an average day, I might roll for 2 hours. Teach a couple of classes for another hour each, and maybe do a private lesson on top of that. All that training can add up over the course of a week. Leading to many instructors and competitors to overwork themselves. Whenever you over train or push your body too hard is exactly when bad things will happen. Bad things like injuries that can keep you out of imp

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 many of the moves that younger practitioners take for granted like rolling inverted or speed passing might not carry over well into the masters division. Not only does your technical ability and focus change the longer you train, but also your mindset and approach changes as well. While a younger athlete might be solely focused on winning tour