Challenges Through Jiu-Jitsu: A Tool For Self-Improvement

Challenges Through Jiu-Jitsu: A Tool For Self-Improvement

One of the most beautiful things about Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is the stress relief you receive from it. No matter how stressful your day was – no matter what happened at work, at home, or wherever else – you’ll find that getting those few rolls in will drastically improve your mood.

However, BJJ isn’t great „just“ for the sake of simple happiness or being less stressed. Rather, it’s a powerful tool for self improvement…
As through it, you’ll learn how to face challenges head on.

Brian Glick explains more on the topic:

Jiu-Jitsu is at its best when it presents us with challenges that are just outside our reach.

The partner who you can easily manage can only do so much.
Having to prepare for someone whose skills exceed your own, on the other hand, requires special preparation.

The best ask you to evolve, to rise to the occasion.
They show you that with enough preparation, commitment and hard work, you can meet the challenges of the moment.

It’s a mix of being prepared and being able to respond properly to the situation at hand:

Needing to get ready in this way is tough for a little while – but the sacrifice is worth it.

In the meantime, you‘be got to do your planning with what you have NOW in anticipation of what’s to come LATER.


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