When Are You Experienced Enough To Be A Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?

Getting through the white belt days of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a difficult task at best. Surviving blue belt, for some reason, seems to be an even harder one. People need good teachers in order to correctly learn the Gentle Art. Finding that one teacher that is going to suit your need is as important as selecting the right academy and the perfect Gi for your body type. A good Jiu-Jitsu instructor is more than just a trainer. Your Jiu-Jitsu instructor should become your friend and a true teacher, not just a figure that hands out training assignments. The teacher role extends far further from just demonstrating moves in class. Teachers need to know how to pass the knowledge along. In Jiu-Jitsu, where you’re constantly in positions that are unnatural for the body, the ability to do this becomes an art form. This is without even … Continue reading When Are You Experienced Enough To Be A Jiu-Jitsu Instructor?