If you’re like most people, you train Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu because it’s a fantastic way to de-stress, to learn a useful skill, to stay in shape, and to hang out with cool people. what you’re a who trains in a class full pro competitors, and some happen to be BJJ world champions?
If you’re a good blue belt, the first thing you need to realize is that you’re valuable. That is to say, even if every single person in your class is competition-oriented, you’re still providing a lot of value to them.
How? Well, they have someone to try and refine their game on! The more people, different body types, and games there are in a class, the better off everyone competing is – because they have more opportunities to improve. That includes hobbyists, too.
Aside from that, even though you may not have competitive aspirations… You’re in a class full of people who are hungry to improve! And that will bring out the best from you as well.
It’s a win-win situation. Don’t take it for granted, but rather continue training and rejoice that you’re in such an environment.
In this great video, we see what happens when a very good BJJ blue belt, youtuber JoshRichBJJ, trains in a room with BJJ world champions Gianni Grippo and Paulo Miyao:
Stop Getting Leg Locked And Turn The Tables With This Formula That ADCC World Champion Giancarlo Bodoni Used To Develop Into A Fierce Leg Locker, With Systems To Defend And Escape All The Most Brutal & Effective Leg Locks.
- This 8-part masterclass offers you lessons on early & late defenses for all the most common and difficult leg lock attacks that people use in competition, including heel hooks.
- Giancarlo Bodoni has emerged as one of the best grapplers on Earth, and in his training with Professor John Danaher and Team New Wave, he has developed into an ADCC World Champion.