May 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!

Use Your Rank – JiuJolie – Getting training partners and rounds at open mats is a challenge for any female grappler (especially when you can’t see – but that’s another blog). So Jolie undertook a little experiment…

Breathing in BJJ – Grappling Insider – How to manage your breathing when rolling and training.

The Unwinnable Job of Being a Referee – A guest post for grappling insider by one of my fellow referees Lee Herbert (it even includes a little pic of yours truly!)

You are how you train – Princeton BJJ – A blog about how training in BJJ can reveal a lot about your true self and personality

Polaris 10 Full Results – BJJ Heroes – In case you missed (although I’m not sure how), the full results and details from Polari 10 held last weekend.

Half Guard Mastery by Oli Geddes – A review of Oli Geddes latest instructional by the lovely blogger Meerkatsu

From the Archives
Why You Should Compete in BJJ (at least once!) – A blog that is exactly what it says in the title!

Technical Takeaway
This week I was lucky enough to have Robson Moura visiting my gym (Factory BJJ) for a seminar this week. Obviously, I’m not going to post what we were shown but here’s a great video of some back takes utilising the gi.


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