Problem Solving For The Win

Problem solving in Jiu Jitsu for the win.

Over past few weeks, I’ve noticed something when training. Regardless of whether I’m attacking or defending, I’m continually solving the problems my opponent creates. You’ll be doing the same thing whether you’re aware of it or not. And the better you are at problem-solving, the better you’ll be at Jiu Jitsu. To an effective Jiu […]

Embrace the Pressure and Overcome the Fear

Guilherme Mendes Passing by Owen Francis

Over the next few days, the biggest competition in the Jiu Jitsu calendar is taking place at the Pyramid in Long Beach, California. The world’s best Jiu Jitsu players will gather and compete to become the World Champion 2016. For some this will be their first world championships, other will be hoping to retain the […]

Losing Like A Champion: The Art of Turning Defeat Into Victory

The Art Of Losing Like A Champion

Recently, I was fortunate enough to spend five weeks living, training, and competing in California. During those weeks I learned about success and failure. I went from wining a World Championship without having a single point scored against me to losing my first fight in the next competition. A competition I should have won. What […]