May 17, 2019
On this episode of the podcast, Chewy and Eugene go through a list of things you should know and do to prepare for your first jiu-jitsu tournament.
1.a. Commit to the tournament as early as possible.
1.b. Get familiar with the rules and format of the tournament.
2. Have a game plan or opening to the match.
3. Know the weight classes.
4. Bring proper equipment.
5.a. Be ready for unexpected events
5.b. Focus on things that you can control.
We also discuss weight-cutting for a tournament, diet for a tournament, when should you compete, and other useful tips.
The second half of the podcast is a Youtube live Q&A session.