Does your past sporting experiences help in your BJJ?

We’ve all seen various comments and memes essentially putting down or joking about students who have come from other martials arts. These memes brought to my mind two potentially useful discussions. One is regarding the importance of having a beginner’s mind-set and being open to learning new skills (which I may cover another day) and the other is being about people being dismissive of students past experiences and treat all new students the same. Continue reading “Does your past sporting experiences help in your BJJ?”