Our coaches and upper belt teammates do the best they can in preparing us for all the challenges that jiu-jitsu throws at us, but sometimes, we run into issues that make us ask, “Why didn’t anyone tell me about this before?!” Especially at the white belt level, when we feel like we’re struggling to keep our heads above water as it is, these unexpected challenges can make us feel overwhelmed.
Here, though, BJJ black belt and Because Jitsu creator Drew Weatherhead dives into the next portion of his “Things I Wish I’d Known as a White Belt” series with a video about tournaments. With over a decade’s experience in jiu-jitsu, you can be sure that this guy can offer great advice, especially if you’re just starting out. Take a look!