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The Accidental Mat Bully In BJJ Class

andy raynor nh andy raynor nh I have met some amazing people through Jiu Jitsu.  Most people are super respectful when they roll.  Unfortunately there is a very small portion of the population who isn’t. This group of people tend to be those that go as hard as possible when training. They can easily become […]

Elements Of A BJJ Gym’s Culture

andy raynor nh andy raynor nh A few weeks ago I wrote about how to research potential Jiu Jitsu gyms.  The choices can seem daunting to someone who is new.  At the core, there are 3 main elements of a BJJ gym that deeply effect culture.  Analyzing these can help make the decision process easier. […]

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

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 […]