Managing expectations

Vince Blog, Goal Setting Tools

A very common reaction I hear from relatively new jiujitsuteiros and jiujitsuteiras often fall along the lines of, “that technique won’t work for me,” and, “that technique doesn’t work when I try it,” and immediately resign it to the mental trash folder. This type of millenial-esque attitude is frustrating for both you and I. I am proud of my work …

Measuring success in your training

Vince Blog, Goal Setting Tools

It’s common knowledge at the gym that I’ve been training in different martial arts for a number of years now and one thing that is pretty consistent among all the different arts (at least with Asian martial arts) is the use of belt ranks to represent progress . The colour belt system is widely used in related arts such as …

The Way I See Things: Reflections

Vince Blog, Goal Setting Tools, Off The Mats

At last evening’s Jiu Jitsu class I briefly touched on various related subjects and I’ll touch on a couple of these topics with the hope that some of these ideas will resonate with you; What are your reasons for training or learning jiu jitsu? For you, what is the best method(s) for attaining these skills and can you commit to …