On the mat and off! Have a great new year!
Jen Abdo new black belt
Hardworking and dedicated to the practice and now running day classes, Jen is our newest BJJ blackbelt! come benefit from her petite but mighty insight—jiu-jensu!
How to be Good at Jiu-jitsu
A Guide for the Perplexed Is Jiu-jitsu sometimes overwhelming? Definitely. Is it occasionally a frustration of puzzles like trying to get the ring off an impossibly complex… Read more “How to be Good at Jiu-jitsu”
How to Do Jiu-jisu (a listicle)
I know, here we are almost a year into the Covid pandemic, we’ve survived this far, we’ve just got to get the majority of us vaccinated now.… Read more “How to Do Jiu-jisu (a listicle)”
It’s Chess, but I’m not any moves ahead!
A small class last night was a lot of fun. I decided to answer questions instead of following my usual lesson plan, which I usually develop on… Read more “It’s Chess, but I’m not any moves ahead!”
And Here We Are Heading Into July (Corona Summer)
Just a follow-up, Jiu-jitsu is still off, and even when we restart, tentatively in a few weeks, we’ll be keeping keeping just our core group on the… Read more “And Here We Are Heading Into July (Corona Summer)”
Human Corona Virus Tour 2020
Sorry about all this, but you know, pandemics are a pain in the ass, and we kinda gotta help the medical people not get too overwhelmed with… Read more “Human Corona Virus Tour 2020”
Jiu-jitsu for Your Mind
My teacher, Prof. Roberto, used to tell us that jiu-jitsu was one part techniques, one part your athleticism, and one part your mind. I’ve forgotten the percentages… Read more “Jiu-jitsu for Your Mind”
There isn’t any. I know, that’s kind of a dire diagnoses but one of the really fun aspects of training is that it is generally a partner… Read more “Solo Jiu-jitsu”