In a recent interview with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt Dan Faggella, I spoke about a 3 step process to mastering skills in BJJ and Wrestling. In this post, I want to take our 3 step process and apply it to quickly and systematically become awesome at any skill. You can see our interview (plus … Read more3 Steps To Be Awesome at Any Skill
This video features rubber guard mastermind Eddie Bravo and Rickson Gracie, living vale-tudo (full-contact unarmed combat) legend with UFC commentator (and black belt under Eddie) Joe Rogan. It’s behind the scenes action from the Joe Rogan Experience #524 podcast. To the general public, Rickson’s probably the least well known of the three, but arguably the … Read moreEddie Bravo And Rickson Gracie Talk Muddy Waters
Search “supplements for fighters” on Google and you’ll find the typical results – creatine, protein, maybe caffeine or vitamin D. In the spirit of underappreciated traits of combat athletes, I’d like to present 3 supplements for mma, bjj, and muay thai fighters, wrestler, boxers and other combat athletes that fly under the radar, but have … Read more3 Unexpected Supplements for Fighters
The story of flow. Mihály Csíkszentmihályi, talk about a hard name to pronounce. The father of positive psychology, Dr. C. developed the concept of flow. Wikipedia defines flow as “the mental state of … energized focus, full involvement, and success in the process of the activity”. According to Csíkszentmihályi, flow represents perhaps the ultimate in harnessing the … Read moreYou can't zap your brain during practice!