5 Technical BJJ Lessons From My Weekend of Training in Austin
My ego is under attack.
A few hours late on this post — sorry! I meant to release it early today but I forgot to push “publish” 😂
Anyway, after a tweet that I wrote this week picked up a lot of steam and sparked some debate from grapplers of all levels, I decided to turn the 5 lessons I learned from training in Austin last weekend into a complete article.
Here’s the tweet, just so you know what we’re about to get into:
These are the 5 BJJJ lessons I learned from training last weekend.
The article that follows is the thoughts leading to how I came to those conclusions and key personal takeaways from my training down there.
Before we dive in, here are some key points to remember:
these 5 points are reflective of the current meta in the professional no-gi Jiu-Jitsu game
these 5 points are by no means all-inclusive assumptions about Jiu-Jitsu
there are exceptions to these 5 points — but not many — and I will mention those I see that they are relevant
With that, let’s dive in: