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The BJJ Buzzwords of 2018

Much like the trendy teen slangs of 2018 like “thick,” “extra,” “triggered,” basic,” “fire,” “low key…” the Jiu-Jitsu world has had its fair share of buzzwords created by notable black belts this year also. Let’s start with #EVERYDAYPORRADA which was brought to life by Romulo Barral. Barral says: “Everyone in Brazil knows ‘porrada’ means ‘brawling;’ […]

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Humility VS Humiliating: The Case of Constructive Criticism in BJJ

As an instructor, you want to see all of your students succeed – which includes doing the technique of the day correctly. Instructors have different teaching and coaching styles that can include: teasing, coddling, encouraging, and in some cases, humiliating students who they think need more of reality check in training. While the latter is […]

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J.J.R.E.A.M

Jiu-Jitsu literally Rules Everything Around Me. This week, someone asked me if I had any “hobbies” besides Jiu-Jitsu. Other hobbies? What’s that? Life without Jiu-Jitsu? That’s dumb. Take a break from training? I’m not dying… so no. Over the last 8 years, I’ve realized that my life revolves around Jiu-Jitsu. Perhaps at first it was […]

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