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Jiu-Jitsu Over 40 (5 Rules to Roll Till 95)

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Jiu-Jitsu Over 40 (5 Rules to Roll Till 95)

See You On The Mats!

Brian R. VanCise

Note: This blog is opinion only and neither Instinctive Response Training LLC or Brian R. 27 more words

Martial Arts, Self Defense, Personal Protection, Instin


arms wrapping tough around bodies
shifting and bucking and twisting and pushing
pinning and grasping and pulling and hooking

brains puzzling fast as bodies move at high velocity… 34 more words


Another Notch On The Belt

My theories and gameplans were working. My whole game was improving. Everything was coming together. I started developing a killer mindset. I respected everybody and their rank, but I didn’t let them stop me from trying to beat them every time I stepped on the mat. 459 more words


Competitive Aikido

The spirit and core of Aikido is non-competition.

That’s it simple, easy.

The bottom line is, that has been taken out of context. Nowadays people say it without knowing why O sensei decides against ‘competition’. 409 more words

The Grey Matter

Female strength.

The other day while strolling among other facebook pages, there was this girl that submitted a question about bjj, she stated that she was tired of not being as strong as the guys she rolled with, and powerless to see her technique fail upon their strength, she got emotional and cried. 271 more words


No-Gi, Unicorns, and Visiting & Travelling

Still spending so much time in the gym that writing doesn’t really happen. I’ll jot down a quick note for myself, at best. Gym, sleep, work, repeat. 888 more words


Training with women and small people

Ok. This topic is a somewhat difficult one in the world of jiu jitsu and other martial arts. I have been training a long, long time and been involved in many different martial arts. 446 more words