The Catch Wrestling Cradle Sequence By Neil Melanson

Today we are going to see the Catch wrestling cradle sequence by Neil Melanson. He is one of the most respected MMA grappling coaches in the world. He is the head coach for the Blackzilians team based in Boca Raton, Florida. Neil has taught some of the biggest names in MMA including Randy Couture, Dominick Cruz, Read more about The Catch Wrestling Cradle Sequence By Neil Melanson[…]

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Should Beginner And Advanced Grapplers Train In The Same Class

Today I am going to address the question should beginner and advanced grapplers train in the same class. I received this question from Mike Check. He has a small jiu-jitsu academy. He wants to know how to make the classes beneficial for both the newer students and the more experienced grapplers. In my opinion, it can Read more about Should Beginner And Advanced Grapplers Train In The Same Class[…]

He Started BJJ 6 Months Ago And He Feels That He Is Not Getting Any Better

Keith Thompson wrote me saying he started BJJ 6 months ago and he feels that he is not getting any better. He asks if I have any advice to help him progress faster. He says there are days when he gets beat up by everybody in the gym. However, other days his game seems to click and he Read more about He Started BJJ 6 Months Ago And He Feels That He Is Not Getting Any Better[…]

Should You Cut Weight Or Not For Your First BJJ Tournament

Today I am going to talk about should you cut weight or not for your first BJJ tournament. I received this question from Ashleigh Redmond. She is preparing for her first competition in June. She wants to know if she should cut weight. Ashleigh also asked if I have any tips for someone who is doing Read more about Should You Cut Weight Or Not For Your First BJJ Tournament[…]

How Much Should You Rest After A Tough Week Of Bjj Training?

Today I am going to talk about how much should you rest after a tough week of bjj training. This is a question I often hear when I travel to give jiu-jitsu seminars. What should we do after a really tough week of bjj training? Right now, I am preparing myself for the World’s next Read more about How Much Should You Rest After A Tough Week Of Bjj Training?[…]

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Bjj Tournaments: Sometimes You Have Good Days, Sometimes You Have Bad Days

Today I am going to talk about bjj tournaments: sometimes you have good days, sometimes you have bad days. I want to share what I have learned competing in bjj tournaments throughout my career. Every time I compete, I keep this in mind and it helps me feel less nervous about competing. When we compete, Read more about Bjj Tournaments: Sometimes You Have Good Days, Sometimes You Have Bad Days[…]

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Did You Deserve The Belt Promotion?

Today, I want to talk about a question I hear a lot and that is, did you deserve the belt promotion? Many times after belt promotion ceremonies, I hear students questioning whether they deserved the new belt. Usually, it happens with the students who don’t have as much confidence or maybe they are shy. They Read more about Did You Deserve The Belt Promotion?[…]

How To Improve Your Cardio When You Can Only Train BJJ 2x Per Week

Today, I am going to talk about how to improve your cardio when you can only train bjj 2x per week. This question was sent to me on my blog by Mark Horten from England. This is a great question, thank you Mark for the question. I previously made a video about how to improve Read more about How To Improve Your Cardio When You Can Only Train BJJ 2x Per Week[…]

How To Ask The Higher Belts To Train

Today, I am going to talk about a topic that is very common in every school, and that is how to ask the higher belts to train. Should you call out higher belts to train or not? All schools are different, some schools have rules that lower belts can never ask the higher belts to Read more about How To Ask The Higher Belts To Train[…]

Should You Use Strength When You Are Training BJJ?

 Today I am going to talk about should you use strength when you are training BJJ. This is a topic we talk about in jiujitsu all the time and that is, how much strength you are using during the rolls. We also discuss whether it’s good or not good to use strength during the rolls. Read more about Should You Use Strength When You Are Training BJJ?[…]