Month: November 2017

Why Friends DON’T Start Training BJJ (But SHOULD)

andy raynor nh andy raynor nh Beginning my Jiu Jitsu journey is one of the best things I’ve done in my life.  In spreading the word to others there are a few obstacles I find that stand in the way of new people who want to start training BJJ.  Most of the reasons people don’t […]

Nir Maman – A force in Krav Maga

Andrew Raynor   Andrew Raynor EIn the world of krav maga, Israel’s Nir Maman is no joke. To him, krav maga is more than the world’s most marketable reality-based self-defence method; it’s a vital component in keeping his colleagues and country safe. Read more … Andrew Raynor New Hampshire Andrew Raynor

Understand the Hierarchy of Details

andy raynor nh andy raynor nh Beginning -> Process -> Result Nearly everything we do follows this chain. In BJJ, we study positions and transitions between them. When we learn something, a flood of details is downloaded on us. How do we keep track of these details? Try this approach. Cluster details according to order […]

Any BJJ Tips 30 Year Old Purple Belts Should Follow?

andy raynor nh andy raynor nh I’m so glad this question came in!  Navigating your purple belt is completely different from white and blue belt. There is a big shift in the journey and figuring out what it takes to progress. Are there any posts for Purple belts? Or over 30’s? Just getting back into […]

Which Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Gym Should I Join? How To Research

andy raynor nh andy raynor nh Finally, you’ve made the decision to start training Jiu Jitsu, but now you are having trouble figuring out which gym to train at.  How can you even begin researching? Some potential grapplers let the excuse of not knowing where to start be an obstacle that keeps them from ever […]