Month: June 2022
What Happens When You Take the BJJ Pill?
You go down the YouTube rabbit hole about guard passing, how to escape side control, and buggy chokes. You buy a mouth guard. You tie your gi belt incorrectly more often than you should. You tell everyone to try jiu jitsu even though you’ve only been going for a week. You discover #BJJTwitter and BJJ…
Getting Belt Stripes in Jiu Jitsu
Have you ever received stripes in a martial art? And have you ever felt like you didn’t deserve them?
How to Prepare for Your First Jiu Jitsu Competition
First of all, good on you! Definitely a great BJJ goal. I’ve learned competing in BJJ isn’t for everyone and most people who practice Jiu Jitsu don’t compete. So you should be proud that you want to put your body through the competition submission gauntlet. Being a no stripe white belt when I competed was…