AWARENESS AND THE JIU-JITSU FIGHTER
By Guest Writer: Nicolas Gregoriadis, Roger Gracie Black Belt
Every week I get emailed questions from readers of the Jiu-Jitsu Brotherhood asking things like:
"ThereÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s this big guy in my class, how do I beat himÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ or ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“I canÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t get the half-guard to work on this one purple belt"
I find this frustrating because I cannot tell you how or when you will be able to beat a certain opponent. I cannot give you a magic formula or a secret technique that will be your sparring partnerÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s kryptonite.
But what I can share with you is a way to make it so that itÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s not an issue anymore.
For me, the answer was to change my jiu-jitsu training from an ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“outcomeÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ based to ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã‹Å“awarenessÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢ based experience.
When you shift the purpose... READ >