Smiling in Competition

I am currently in America preparing for the World Masters in Las Vegas and on Friday I’ll be stepping onto the mats. So I thought today would be apt to post about a little habit I have when I compete and that is smiling at my opposition.  Smiling isn’t a habit I’ve just developed just through BJJ despite my “Jits and Giggles” phrase. It’s something I did frequently as thai boxer and I’ll be honest it’s something I try to doin my everyday life. I generally prefer being a happy smiley person. But why do I specifically smile at my opposition in competition and is there an advantage to it? Continue reading “Smiling in Competition”