Tag Archives: Mind Body Soul

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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