The Importance Of Training With Focus & Intention

A crucial aspect of training, be it in BJJ or in your supplementary physical training, is the concept of intention. Creating and...

The Importance of Glute Activation For Hip & Lower Back Health...

Proper glute activation and engagement are essential skills for not only athletes, but for proper functioning human beings. With modern culture keeping...

How To Keep Your Body Loose & Ready To Train When...

While traveling, your body will have a propensity to tighten up. Being stuck in more seated conditions and being pushed a bit outside...

Even More Tips On Decreasing Inflammation & Recovering Properly

Jiu-jitsu is hard on the body, plain and simple. Regardless of how intelligent we approach our training, it's necessary to include other...

Stabilize Your Neck & Position Shoulders Correctly With This Warm-Up For...

Grappling tends to break our heads down into a forward-stooped or "kyphotic" posture. This is seen in a twofold sense. The nature...

How To Decrease Inflammation & Recover Properly So You Can Train...

Eliminate inflammation and you will be well on your way to optimizing your training and being able to perform at your highest...

How To Safely Build Hip/Leg Strength Even With An Injury

In this post I cover how you can use a traditional yoga horse stance as a way to safely build strength and...

These Solo Drills Can Help You Build A Stronger Core For...

You don't need to have a partner for effective BJJ drilling, especially when it comes to strength and conditioning exercises. In fact,...

How To Properly Balance Training & Rest

The balance between the on and off switch. Yin and yang. Work and rest.

Use These 6 Exercises To Strengthen Your Grips For BJJ

If you've spent more than a day training, you've probably figured out that grips are kind of a big deal in jiu-jitsu....