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Last weekend, after some anxiety and a challenging belt promotion test, I am proud to say I received my purple belt.
These three principles have helped me stay on the mats and be successful in tournaments this year.
It's midterm time at school, so of course all of my teachers decided they needed to give us one last test or quiz. Training is keeping me sane through it all.
My BJJ training schedule has undergone some changes and I am already beginning to reap the benefits.
As a smaller person, one of your biggest strengths is your speed and ability to exploit the holes in the game of your opponent.
Getting better at BJJ comes down to one thing - being able to train consistently for a long period of time. But this doesn't mean training TOO much.
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I got less training time in this week, but due to good prioritization, it wasn't any lower quality.
Last week I had the chance to learn from BJJ athlete Rafael Mendes. I even got to roll with him and ask him questions over a sushi dinner.
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