My 5 Commandments of Rolling – Commandment #4

Commandment 4: Thou Shalt Tap Often And Learn One of the biggest misconceptions I had about Jiu Jitsu early on was that tapping was bad. I'll admit I broke one of my own rules early on and felt bad when I had to tap. In my still developing jiu jitsu mindset if I tapped I … Continue reading My 5 Commandments of Rolling – Commandment #4

My 5 Commandments of Rolling – Commandment #3

Commandment 3: Thou Shalt Remember That It's Not the ADCC/UFC Every Night Anyone who has done Jiu Jitsu for a while has come across the guy who rolls to hard. Every single time he steps on the mat he thinks that he is defending his UFC belt. In his mind if he taps or gets … Continue reading My 5 Commandments of Rolling – Commandment #3

My 5 Commandments of Rolling – Commandment #2

Commandment 2: Thou Shall Not Be A Mat Bully No one likes a bully. In fact a lot of people I know who started training martial arts started due to some form of bullying. Knowing this it always perplexes me when I see the guy who has been there for 3 years smashing on the guy who … Continue reading My 5 Commandments of Rolling – Commandment #2