April Catch-Up Part 2

Whilst I love writing articles for my readers sometimes other people say things just a little bit better than me! Or at least are better placed to say them! So here’s my round-up of the blog, stories and articles you might have missed of the last couple of weeks or I just think you might find useful!

There are no bad positions in Jiu Jitsu – GD Jiu Jitsu Academy – As the title implies a blog discussion about why there are no bad positions in Jiu Jitsu and some tips to improve.

My Real Life Juggling Act: Balancing Work, Life and BJJ – Princeton BJJ – Yet another great blog from Emily Kwok with her own unique perspective of balancing BJJ with everything else adulthood requires!

Depression and Jiu Jitsu –  JiuJolie – I’ve posted Jolie’s previous posts about training with anxiety and this is another really honest post and about mental health and training BJJ.

BJJ Data Analysis Essay Almanac – BJJ Heroes – BJJ Heroes have done a host of articles of the years breaking down the data from a host of BJJ events and competitions. Now you can find them all in one place!

Adaptive Grappler Jed Gray Wins BJJ Tournament & A Hilarious Headline From A Local Newspaper – Jiu Jitsu Times – I’m simply sharing this as it made me smile on the morning I read it!

Random Information
The Bio-hacking Multimillionaire That Plans to Live to 180-years-old – Men’s Health – An interesting article looking at Dave Aspery (Bulletproof) and his quest for longevity.

Are you Overdosing on Caffeine – Outside – Apparently there really such a thing as too much coffee lol!

BJJ Globetrotting
Renzo Gracie BJJ Academy Review – ObjectivelyBlack – Another bloggers experience of visiting Renzo Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in New York City.

From the Archives
Improve Your Grappling Every Time You Pee! – This week a look at a previous blog that covers things to do that improves your health and grappling during an office toilet break

Technical Takeaway
Well, it’s just after Easter so what else would we cover as a technical takeaway but the crucifix!


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