The Negativity Bias and Jiu Jitsu

“The negativity bias, also known as the negativity effect, is the notion that, even when of equal intensity, things of a more negative nature (e.g. unpleasant thoughts, emotions, or social interactions; harmful/traumatic events) have a greater effect on one's psychological state and processes than neutral or positive things. In other words, something very positive will … Continue reading The Negativity Bias and Jiu Jitsu

Innovative Craig Jones Saddle Set Up

Recently my training partner Tim Coon from Dodgy Collective and myself have been getting back into leg locks. Since I had stopped studying leg locks there has been a lot of innovation and creativity coming out so I decided to do some research about what is currently trending.  As I searched for new leg lock … Continue reading Innovative Craig Jones Saddle Set Up

Stephan Kesting – The 3 Most Common Errors in the X Guard

This month at 10th Planet Van Nuys Coach Alder is showing some X Guard Sweeps.  In the video below Stephan Kesting shows 3 common errors that people make in the X Guard. https://youtu.be/SBW1FuqJcBw The X Guard is a position I don't normally play but it is a very powerful position that opens up a ton … Continue reading Stephan Kesting – The 3 Most Common Errors in the X Guard