Browsing: Education and Instruction

BJJ has some amazing thinkers and writers, and if you’ve read the work of Valerie Worthington over at Breaking Muscle, you’ll get a lot out of this interview. A big thanks to Can over at Artemis


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BJJ Instructor Interview: Alan “Gumby” Marques

  We’ve got a great group of teachers over in our BJJ instructor Facebook group. They always have insightful questions around all things related to teaching BJJ and developing the best students possible. Alan “Gumby” Marques


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Learning BJJ Online vs. In Person: A Debate That’s Already Done

You see instructors sparring pretty frequently, but somehow, watching them go back and forth on social media manages to be even more fascinating (at least for me it does). This match up? Ryron Gracie vs. Gui


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Most teachers have a decent degree of homogeneity in their classes…similar ages, academic goals, incoming skill levels. Adult classes in BJJ generally feature a wide mix of those qualities, making guiding groups of students that much


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We’re doing some research for a feature in our second issue, and had a talk with the Valente brothers, Pedro, Gui and Joaqim (black belts under Helio Gracie). The conversation (surprisingly interrupted by a call from


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Team sports get a lot of attention, and that’s true pretty much anywhere in the world. Most school athletics, public or private, focus the bulk of their resources on sports that involve groups. The kids aren’t


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The History of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

The history of BJJ can be found many places online, but one of the most comprehensive was put together by blogger Slideyfoot. Intro below, but if you want to tackle the entire read, click here. CONTENTS


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