Why “the back” position is not as good as most people think in MMA or for fighting.
Many consider “the back” position the most dominant position in all of jiu-jitsu and are willing to give up any position to take the back. “The Back” is considered by many the golden position, a place where we all […]
“The training is all in your mind!”
For a long time in my training like most people I always thought I had to train with the best and the toughest guys to improve and get better. Then one day after talking with Rickson I realized my strategy for how to get the most out of my […]
The details are in the deep understanding of Jiu Jitsu.
People ask me a lot of times for advice on how to improve quicker at jiu-jitsu. I was one of fastest black belt under Rickson Gracie. I started training in 1995 and within 6 months I had my blue belt. A year and a half after […]
I got asked this question the other day and I really had to put quite a bit of thought into it. I’ve had zillions of breakthroughs in training just like everyone else. Sometimes it relates to a specific technique, a way to escape, a moment something is available to attack or just a concept and […]
I’ve been teaching jiu-jitsu now for over 17 years. I’m so passionate about jiu-jitsu and the positive effect it has in peoples lives that I’m constantly trying to improve and become a better teacher so I can serve others better. I’ve had a lot of people ask me about teaching so I just wanted to […]