Question: As a white belt with only 6 months how do u progress more. Sometimes it just feels like I’m getting beat all the time and techniques don’t happen the way I want. Other times things just click. But it seems rare right now…lol. by Keith Thompson “Bernardo Faria is a 5x World Champion. Bernardo […]

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Should beginners in Brazilian Jiujitsu focus on Gi or No Gi BJJ? This is the BJJ question I was asked recently from Wayne. Again, as always in my Chewy ramble videos. This is always my opinion and belief and is merely 1 way to go about things. In my opinion and the way that I […]

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How Much You Should Rest After A Tough Week Of Training? www.bernardofaria.com

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5x world champion Bernardo Faria has some great tips.

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Being fit is one of the most important aspects of Martial Arts. If you are not fit you will not be able to get through training without great discomfort and mental effort. In the long run this will drain you and may cause you to quite. Build an adequate level of fitness within your Martial […]

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Hitting a training plateau in BJJ isn’t fun for a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu practitioner. For me, training plateaus always seem to follow after some growth in my game. Then all of sudden someone hits the brakes and I’m no longer moving forward and progressing. This problem seemed to plague me from Blue – Brown belt especially. […]

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Nick Albin talks being Mentally and Physically Exhausted After BJJ Tournaments and gives a great Recovery Tip

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I recently got a question about BJJ competition anxiety from George from Bulgaria. He said he’s competed in tournaments previously. But the upcoming tournament has him super nervous. He’s nervous about all sorts of things. But in general he’s just nervous about the BJJ competition. So he asked about how to deal with this problem. […]

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mental mistake number four from the list of “The Top 10 Mental Mistakes BJJ Competitors make and how to avoid them”. This pattern can hold us back not only in Jiu-Jitsu but in all areas of our lives, and I’m going to share two personal stories to enrich the message.

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Making a basic BJJ Game Plan can be incredibly helpful for new competitors who aren’t exactly sure how to go about their techniques. While a BJJ game plan rarely holds up exactly the way you intended. Like the old saying goes, “a plan never survives first contact,” Right? There are some advantages to having a […]

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