Supplement BJJ Training with Yoga

Yoga for BJJRecently I injured my left foot, where the toes meet the pad, it feels like it pops in and out of place when I stand up, with sharp pain each time it modulates. I talked to the doctor about it and he said likely a fracture, I should have come to him sooner, not much to do about it now except wait for it to heal up. Okay.

So I’ve been off the mats for two weeks, started training this week again, but no rolling, just technique. Skipping any chaotic parts of class so that my foot can get back to normal.

It’s working. The foot is getting better. But I’m feeling anxious about not getting the same level of physical activity that I’m used to.¬† Doing any weight lifting that requires bearing too much weight on my legs is out. So I thought I’d give some simple Yoga a try.

I’ve been thinking about trying Yoga for a while. My wife has tried dragging me to her classes. But with jiu jitsu, work, and everything else going on, there just hasn’t been time to give it a shot.

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Jiu Jitsu Holiday Gift Guide 2018

bjj christmas ornamentIt’s that time of the year again, and you’re trying your best to drop hints to your family and friends about the cool jiu jitsu gear you’d like. But you don’t have an easy list to point them to. Well I got you covered. Here’s a list of the coolest jiu jitsu gifts I’ve found this year, all in one place so you can easily send your mom this link so she knows what to buy for you.

Leglocks: Enter the System by John Danaher¬† – This highly anticipated DVD series was finally released, and it is a treasure trove of information. We’ve been working through the system at our school and each lesson is a game changer.

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