Being under pressure is great

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Reverse psychology? Perhaps. Having to suddenly assess your predicament, trying to remain calm and being very honest to yourself in recognizing your failure to move when you still had the time and available space in the face of an impending position which resulted in you being placed under this situation. Metaphorically, psychologically and physically being put under pressure applies in …

Managing expectations

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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

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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 …