August 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!

Tips for Rolling with Larger Opponents – Eat. Train. Lift – A great blog looking at how you can adapt and get the most out of your roll with larger opponents

Crying in Jiu Jitsu: Some Do’s and Don’ts – Skirt on the Mat – Lets be honest the gold rule in my gym is no crying on the mat but this blog has some good tips for when you feel those tears creeping up on you…..

Jean Jacques Machado: Students Shouldn’t Learn Leg Locks Until Blue Belt – Grappling Insider – There is a lot of debate about the “dark arts” and when students should learn leg locks. This is another aspect on this from when Jean Jacques Machado did the Joe Rogan podcast.

Sonnen embracing his transition into the BJJ World – UFC – an interesting little bio piece as part of the build up to the Kinetic Team Championships which was on August 17th.

Older Grapplers Got It Going On! – BJJ Fanatics – With the world masters happening this weekend I had to acknowledge my fellow older grapplers!

Ode to Masters: What it has meant to me – Princeton BJJ – Another World Masters themed post this time from Emily Kwok and what masters tournaments mean to her.

Technical Takeaway
Polaris is only a week away so this weeks technical takeaway is from British Main Event competitor Ffion Davis –


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