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The Chewjitsu Podcast

Sep 7, 2020

Chewy discusses how you can develop an aggressive mindset in BJJ that will lead to increased success in BJJ and in life.

We also chatted about increasing success with BJJ moves by choosing techniques wisely and understanding what to do if a technique fails, how to not get discouraged with training or learning new positions, and the importance of Masters divisions in BJJ.

This podcast also included a Youtube Live Q&A. Some of the topics covered:

59:10 How to stay motivated when you are training with people better than you.

1:00:10 What its like training during COVID 19.

1:02:00 What is the difference between Gracie Jiu-Jitsu vs. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu gyms?

1:04:00 How to separate/isolate the arms of your opponent when attacking from mount position.

1:05:50 How to make the “Scissor sweep” less predictable.

1:10:00 The mindset to have when competing against someone who has previously beaten you in competition.

1:14:30 Recommendations for “smaller” grapplers.

1:20:30 Being nervous about competing after a promotion.

1:23:30 How to rebound from a losing streak.

1:30:30 How to develop a solid curriculum.

1:32:00 How to teach your significant other BJJ at home.

1:35:00 How to overcome the “fear” of starting BJJ.

1:45:00 Feeling bad for beating training partners.

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