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Why You Should Compete
I wrote this article a couple of years ago and got some good feedback and I think it’s worth a repost: I was talking to one of my white belt students today to see if she was planning on competing … Continue reading
Registration is OPEN!
We have things up and going for this years Mind Body Soul. Last year we had a great (almost record) turnout and we were finish just after 5pm. It helps to have 8 rings and a lot of great refs. … Continue reading
Illegal Submissions, Things to Stay Away From
The last video in our series is about which Submissions are illegal for the various belts and ages. This is an important video for parents to watch as sometimes Instructors show moves that children are not allowed to do in … Continue reading
Penalties, Will it Happen?
As we have been growing every year, we are following the IBJJF rule format more and more. One of those areas is Penalties. Now, as a nice guy I don’t like to dish out penalties, but it is now something … Continue reading
Are Advantages Worth it?
Todays video is on how advantages can be scored. It may not seem like a very important thing, but I have seen many matches where the advantage has been the deciding factor for the winner. Todays video is only 4 … Continue reading
Points for Positions
Todays video is covering where you do and where you don’t get points under IBJJF rules. This is probably the most confusing part for people as different tournaments (Non IBJJF) have different rules regarding points. The goal here is to … Continue reading
How to Score with Passes in BJJ
Passing Guard can be tricky at times, but fret not we have a great short video (under 3 minutes) that should clear things up. This video is not super detailed but rather a guideline of what constitutes a guard pass … Continue reading
How to Score at the Mind Body Soul
The Mind Body Soul is Alberta’s longest running Jiu Jitsu tournament and with that we have seen the evolution of the sport in Alberta from the beginning. One of the biggest challenges we see is how the scoring system in … Continue reading
Our 1st SPONSOR!!!
We are very excited to announce our first sponsor for the Mind Body Soul! I have been using Cornerstone to Insure my business and would definitely recommend their services to anyone for business or personal needs. Karim (one of the … Continue reading
Divisions to Remember
With the Mind Body Soul growing in popularity every year we need to adapt. It is a great thing to have more people coming out. The more people we have the more divisions we can make to keep the competition … Continue reading