Who Should You Spar With for the Fastest Progress in BJJ?

Who should you spend most of your time on the mats training with and sparring against? One of my martial arts mentors, Dan Inosanto, said it best; “You make your fastest progress when you’re sparring people just a little bit better or a little bit worse than you.” Use code “FIRST15” for 15 OFF This makes a lot of sense. Imagine you’re a new blue belt and you’ only ever train with high level brown belts and black belts… How often are you really going to land a good technique on someone that much better than you?  Not very often! In fact you’re going to spend almost all your time defending, defending, defending, which means you’ll never get good at your offense. Now imagine the opposite: that you’re a brown belt and you only ever spar white belts…  Are they really going to give you much of … Continue reading Who Should You Spar With for the Fastest Progress in BJJ?