Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Gracie Jiu-Jitsu: Flow with the go...

New philosophy, per Master Sauer and Professor Luis "Limao" Heredia:

"Prevent" and not "Stop"

"Prevent" and not "Resist"

"Humility" and not "Ego"

Another key to success: Control the hips AND the head.

Never two of your limbs on only one of your partner's; however, always one of your limbs controlling two of your partner's. Maximum efficiency, minimum effort.

See, anticipate, premeditate. Flow with the go. If you get caught in a submission, tap and smile. Who hasn't been there before? Ask your partner how he/she set you up. Learn from it. Grow.

Attend class consistently. Some of the worst days can turn into your best, both on-and-off the mat.

Now, let's train. See you on the mat -- tomorrow night!

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