Lockdown Training

When I first thought about writing this blog I thought it would be all about giving some tips on structure and balance. But that was before my inbox and social media feeds were full of motivational quotes and the like all encouraging me to be disaplined and embrace the hustle.

It appeared if lockdown didn’t see me learning portugese, perfecting handstands and memorising keenan online whilst baking sourdough bread from a home cultured starter I was an utter failure! This was in contrast to the reality of my increased working hours, rapidly decreasing motivation and slightly increasing waistline. Continue reading “Lockdown Training”

Finding Your Motivation

New-YearNew-MeSo New Year New Me – Time to set those resolutions! Or is it?

I’ve blogged about goal setting before and let’s be honest there are dozens of blogs out there covering goal setting. But sometimes you just feel lost and lose your motivation. Life gets in the way, injury happens, you lose part of your support structure or even worse something happens that may suck the joy out of jiu-jitsu for you.

Those closest to me know I can pretty much tick most of those boxes in the last couple of years so this is a pretty personal topic for me. I’ll be brutally honest. I can’t give magic solutions and I quite often give better advice than I actually take but here my current thoughts for re igniting/finding your BJJ motivation. Continue reading “Finding Your Motivation”