The Strength and Conditioning For BJJ Competitors

BJJ competition preparation is not an easy endeavor. First and foremost, you have to have a solid technical base before even thinking about stepping on the mats i in a competitive fashion. Second, going in without a defined game plan based on your technical strength is a must. You also have to be smart about choosing your weight class, because weight cuts can be a real nuisance and can greatly hinder performance. And lastly, you have to be in good physical shape to be able to go through all the matches. What I mean by good physical shape is that you need a solid level of strength as well as a good gas tank in order to compete. There are instances in which technique can only take you so far before strength becomes the deciding factor. At white and blue belt levels, when the technique … Continue reading The Strength and Conditioning For BJJ Competitors