Jiu-Jitsu and Suffering

Jiu-Jitsu and Suffering

Jiu-Jitsu is the way of the warrior, and every warrior must endure a path of suffering. To be clear, suffering is not a burden, but more a blessing. As a general rule, many view hardship, pain, and failure as negative stressors on their lives. When you learn to view...
Injury & Recovery As An Athlete

Injury & Recovery As An Athlete

Athletes make up a group of elite people in the world, who are often in the best physical shape of their lives. From MMA fighters to soccer players, the skill and perseverance needed to compete is bountiful. This said, a major pitfall of athleticism is prone to...
Being a Professional Athlete: Dedication is an Understatement

Being a Professional Athlete: Dedication is an Understatement

Across the globe, individuals have made a vow to compete at the highest level of their preferred sport. For some, it was a natural fit to choose this path. On the other hand, quite a few professional athletes had to work diligently to achieve the goal. From amateurs...
Nutritional Guide for BJJ Practitioners

Nutritional Guide for BJJ Practitioners

As you’ve learned from past blogs, quite a few aspects of everyday life play major roles when training in the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Sleep patterns and supplemental training on off-days are some of the main ones. For those outside of the BJJ world, nutrition and...
The Mental Health Benefits of Practicing BJJ

The Mental Health Benefits of Practicing BJJ

I may be a little biased, but the benefits of partaking in a mixed martial arts are endless. In one of my first blogs, I mentioned how Brazilian Jiu Jitsu impacts the way a practitioner thinks. Not only does our BJJ training impact our thought process, it also...