Tag: Experiences & Philosophy

Finding Your Flow in Jiu Jitsu

Andrew Raynor Flow: To move continuously in a current or stream. The phrase ‘flow rolling’ often gets a bad rap in the grappling world. You know the feeling you go to slap and bump hands and your partner says, “You mind if we just flow?” You’re probably thinking, “Flow? What the hell! I want to […]

Finding Your Flow in Jiu Jitsu

Andrew Raynor Flow: To move continuously in a current or stream. The phrase ‘flow rolling’ often gets a bad rap in the grappling world. You know the feeling you go to slap and bump hands and your partner says, “You mind if we just flow?” You’re probably thinking, “Flow? What the hell! I want to […]

BJJ Travel Guide Part 1: Top 10 Jiu Jitsu Vacation Cities

Andrew Raynor Brazilian Jiu Jitsu is rapidly becoming the global martial art. Add to this airfares being at their lowest in years and there’s never been a better time to be a BJJ Globetrotter. In this first part of our BJJ Travel Guide I’ve listed, in no particular order, what I consider to be the […]

It’s Not About How Hard You Can Roll…

Andrew Raynor A young brown belt catches my gaze and tilts his chin up at me. “You wanna roll?” This kid is hungry. I recognise the arrogance of youth in his face. It’s like seeing myself from ten years ago. It’s been a long week and the last match took almost all I had left. […]

How to Teach Jiu Jitsu

Andrew Raynor This is a guest post by the instructor of Jiu Jitsu Brotherhood London, Dr Marc Barton Over the past couple of years teaching Jiu Jitsu has become something that I love and look forward to and I am always looking for methods and systems to improve my ability to transmit knowledge to my […]