Whilst I love writing articles for my readers sometimes other people just say things 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!
Report: IBJJF Earns Nearly $2 Million Revenue From Membership Alone – Jits Magazine – We all know that membership is part of the IBJJF business model but thus article looks at it more closely.
Why Newcomers Get Sore After Training BJJ & How To Prevent Muscle Soreness – BJJ Tribes – An overview of some of the most common ways to prevent muscle soreness.
Jiu Jitsu Trends Over the Past Decade – Revolution BJJ – An article looking at five key changes to the BJJ scene over the last decade.
BJJ plateau – how to get better at BJJ? – Jiu-Jitsu Blog – another bloggers view on how to get over those training plateaus.
Covid Related Articles (So you can skip them!)
BJJ Events On The Brink – Jits Magazine – I don’t often share multiple article from the same publication but this piece by one of my training partner explores the impact of covid on the UK competition scene
Could COVID-19 have long-term effect on athletes’ health? – Japan Times– Not BJJ related but an article exploring its impact on performance and recovery.
For Those Getting Back to Training: Be Kind to Yourself – Skirt on the Mat – Some valid words of wisdom and kindest for those getting back on the mat post lockdown.
From the Archives
CBD Oil in BJJ – A blog exploring my initial experiences with it (spoiler – I still use it to support my training and recovery).
Recently BJJ Tribes looked into the percentage finishing gi chokes. So with this in mind here’s on of my favourites – the bow and arrow choke. This video is with Hilary VanOrnum from the 2018 Globetrotters Summer Camp (and eagle eyed readers may even spot a minion shaped cameo)