Why Are Students Always Late For BJJ Class And How Can Soccer Help?

One of the idiosyncrasies of training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is people showing up for class late. This is a worldwide phenomenon and not one that usually has sound reasoning behind it. There’s something about BJJ class structure that seems to put lots of students off. Or is it just that rolling is so much more fun? The problem with this practice is that it is disrespectful and tends to lower the quality of people’s Jiu-Jitsu skills. All in all, you wouldn’t be late for a school class or your job, so why should Jiu-Jitsu be any different?  BJJ students often have their own reasons for not coming into class on time. Been there, done that, to be completely honest. However, now I’m in a position to give both sides of the story. I’ve been one of those students, that, justifiably or not, was repeatedly late for BJJ class. … Continue reading Why Are Students Always Late For BJJ Class And How Can Soccer Help?