I learned that if a world champion doesn’t want me to play my game I don’t get to play my game.
I recently took a private lesson with Wagnney and I asked to just roll for the entire hour, he agreed. I enjoy guillotines and heel hooks in nogi and I wasn’t even close to catching either, was that luck? Not even a little bit … Continue reading “What did I learn from rolling with 2017 IBJJF Brazilian National Champion, IBJJF Pan-American Champion, IBJJF European Open Champion, IBJJF World Champion Wagnney Fabiano?”
Do you hate being pinned in bottom side? Let me help 🤙🏻
Have you ever just given up mentally when in a bad position?
“That’s it I quit”.
Early on in grappling this is much more common but it stays a factor no matter your level. At the end of the day it’s much more fun to drill attacks then it is to drill escapes so not many people are asking to be tossed on bottom side for long periods of class time.
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So, you currently have nowhere to train, can’t afford to train, or just want to practice at home for a low cost? I was having the first issue with bits of the second one as well, Cape Breton didn’t have a BJJ club and I didn’t have enough money to even go to Walmart and get those cheap puzzle mats for a home gym.
My solution was simple -> Duct tape & Cardboard!!!
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I hear people talk all the time about stopping specific techniques that they are getting caught in– the “how do I avoid getting armbarred?” or “how can I stop getting triangled?” questions.
These questions are very common and will be asked no matter what club and what country. Later in your BJJ journey, the question stops being asked, sometimes without ever thinking of the answer. The more you train the less you get caught and the less you get caught the less you think about it.
What is the answer?
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