Shuhari: The Stages Of Mastery

I’ve been thinking a lot about the process of learning lately. More specifically, how I can improve my teaching and speed up my students learning the process. I’ve come across a few tactics that seem to be working really well such as outlining key steps, preempting common mistakes, and setting everyone in the same orientation. […]

Three Key Concepts To Defend Any Submission

Every Jiu Jitsu player knows the feeling a split second before they get caught in a submission. It’s the moment you realise you’ve made a mistake and there’s nothing you can do about it. Your only option is to tap and nurse your battered ego. Don’t get me wrong, getting submitted in training is a […]

You Gotta Keep ‘Em Flat

“Position before submission” is a commonly used phrase in Jiu Jitsu. And in my experience when you understand how to control a position the submission becomes a lot easier. One reason for this is your opponent has to use more energy and give more space to escape, which presents you with submission opportunities. However, people […]