How to improve your mental game for Brazilian jiu jitsu

There are a lot of areas to pursue on the topic of the mental aspect of sports. I just chose to focus on three here because they are easy changes that anyone can make that will yield results. As you read more of my blog, you’ll notice I’m a big proponent of positive incremental changes that add up over time.

So why not take some easy steps to improve your BJJ?

Ego in BJJ: Why playing passively is hurting your training

The role of our egos in Brazilian jiu jitsu is talked about often. In fact, BJJ has a reputation for finding the most fragile aspects of our egos and crushing them into a fine paste. Paraphrasing Joe Rogan, he’s said that BJJ simulates a life-or-death fight – and getting tapped out in a sparring match…