Monthly Archives: December 2014

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville Tn, How to control anxiety?

Taking Care of your Mind is Jiu-Jitsu: How to control anxiety? December 29, 2014 In the pre-championship stage, on those days preceding graduation or, the most common of all: that strange feeling just before stepping on the competition mat. What … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, Xmas BJJ List

Xmas BJJ List December 26, 2014 It is the time of year when little children all over scrawl their lists to Santa and mail them to the North Pole. Frantic parents trample each other at Walmart to get their mitts … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, You Are Using Too Much Strength!

You Are Using Too Much Strength! December 17, 2014 What does this mean and why is it wrong? Most of us who have trained bjj for any length of time have both given and received the advice: You Are Using … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville TN, Do you think you are the best one in the trainings? Do not like it.

Taking Care of your Mind is Jiu-Jitsu: Do you think you are the best one in the trainings? Do not like it. December 15, 2014 Nothing is more unpleasant than that inconvenient guy who thinks he is the best one … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville Tn, Basic BJJ GYM Etiquettes and Reminders for Beginners

Basic BJJ GYM Etiquettes and Reminders for Beginners December 14, 2014 Rules are good. While others may see rules as a way to hinder freedom, they liberate us from chaos or at least make training a harmonious environment for everyone. … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville Tn, 5 Tips for BJJ Over 35

5 Tips for BJJ Over 35 December 5, 2014 Master Carlos Gracie Jr. is an example to all over 35 practitioners of bjj on how to live the jiu-jitsu lifestyle. Nearing 60 years of age, Carlinhos as his friends call … Continue reading

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Jiu Jitsu Knoxville Tn, 3 White Belt Guard Mistakes

3 White Belt Guard Mistakes December 3, 2014 In recent weeks Gracie Barra Blog has published several articles on developing your guard. In the first couple of years of learning to defend the guard, there are certain mistakes that instructors … Continue reading