Monthly Archives: November 2018

The Purpose of Sparring and Rolling

The purpose of BJJ Sparring is to safely try out your techniques against resistance. This is not the same as fighting and I’ve found that people who are overly competitive in sparring usually make very limited progress in their training. Sparring rounds need to provide realistic resistance without being too competitive. One factor which makes […]

Why strength training is important for martial artists

In my opinion, everyone that trains martial arts should be doing some form of resistance training. This means lifting heavy weights at least twice a week. Why is this important? *Strength training makes you faster and more powerful* Being stronger will allow you to generate faster, more powerful movements. Add this to superior technique and […]