Do You Use Strategy to Win in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?
As martial artists we like to think of our training as multi-faceted. We train to refine our technique, we train to develop sequences and â€œgames,â€ we train for strength, for endurance, for speed, etc... But we might be overlooking one of the most important tools we have available, strategy. Rarely do amateur combat athletes seriously consider tactics and strategy in their routine of overall training.
At the highest levels of competition though, these factors are seen as critical to success. Recently I talked with Kerry McCoy, the head wrestling coach at University of Maryland. McCoy is a former NCAA champion and a 2 time Olympian. While we were discussing the idea of strategy, he shared with me the level of detail this subject got in the Olympic Training Centers and it surpasses anything I have seen to date in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu... READ NOW >