Are you one of the smallest and (possibly) physically weakest practitioners on the mat, in your BJJ team?
That’s alright… You just have to approach training a bit differently than others do.
Tom DeBlass shares awesome advice – to focus on technique more than on anything else.
Yes, even more so than on lifting:
Get better. Focus all your energy on your technique.
If you’re 160 lbs, regardless of how much you lift, you are not going to overpower someone who is 250 lbs.
However, you can become so technical that you find victory through your technique.
But does that mean you should not be going to the gym and working on your strength?
Far from it… But there are two things that are far more important than that.
Becoming better. And cultivating patience:
You should focus on becoming stronger, yes, but your main focus should be becoming better.
Also, have patience. It may not happen in a month, 2 months, or 2 years.
Jiu-Jitsu is a marathon, not a sprint. Getting frustrated will only hurt you.
The more you can control yourself, the easier you can control other people.
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