My 5 Commandments of Rolling – Commandment #5

Commandment 5: Thou Shalt Have fun! Today's commandment is a pretty easy one to follow but it can be one of the most difficult aspects of rolling. I have mentioned a few times that rolling should be fun. For most of us the main reason we got into Jiu Jitsu was to roll. I don't … Continue reading My 5 Commandments of Rolling – Commandment #5

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