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Are You Losing Your Competitive Fire?

Here is a quick chart I did to see how the intensity of my training, standards, and competitive drive has increased through out the years.  Check it out: It is my opinion that the better we get at BJJ the more we should compete …and not the other way around. Unfortunately this doesn’t seem to be […]

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Can You Improve Without an Instructor.

Can You Improve Without an Instructor.

Dear Readers, There are certain ingredients that a person needs to become successful: 1. Drive/Passion/Perseverance/Will Power: and a similar of character traits that are found within a person. 2. Intelligence/Decisions/Common Sense/Logic: and a bunch of intellectual traits found in the athlete that will help him maximize the resources around him to  the best extent possible. […]

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Goals Part 5: Additional Techniques To Accelerate Your Progress

You should have read so far: Goals for Athletes Part 1: http://bjjengineer.com/?p=328 Goals for Athletes Part 2: http://bjjengineer.com/?p=329 Goals for Athletes Part 3: http://bjjengineer.com/?p=330 & Goals for Athletes Part 4: http://bjjengineer.com/?p=331 As promised in  our last article you can multiply the effectiveness of the 3P’s method with a couple of additional techniques. First, after you […]

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Goals For Athelete Part 3: Start Doing This Technique Today!

Before Reading Part 3 I hope you read: Goals for Athletes Part 1: http://bjjengineer.com/?p=328 & Goals for Athletes Part 2: http://bjjengineer.com/?p=329 Goals For Athlete Part 3: Start Doing This Technique Today! As promised today I will share this technique I started implementing: WRITE YOUR GOALS DAILY! I got this technique from Success Coach Brian Tracy. […]

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Goal for Athletes Part 2: A Shocking Study!

Before you read this you should read PART 1 – GOALS FOR ATHLETES: http://bjjengineer.com/?p=328 As promised today I am going to talk about a crazy study that was perform twice in history that will blow your mind away.This is from the book “What They Don’t Teach You At Harvard Business School” by ~ Mark H. […]

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Goals for Athletes

Before I even begin to write the following article I am going to let you know that if the following sounds very intelligent I don’t want to get any credit for it. What I’m doing is adapting ideas from one of my favorite books “Goals” by Bryan Tracy for athletes. This is a book which […]

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Words of Wisdom: My Favorites Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings.

Words of Wisdom ************************************************************************ LEAVER YOUR OWN FAVORITE: “Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings” IN THE COMMENTs SECTION *************************************************************************** Over the years in this sport , one accumulates words of wisdom, that help make sense of it all here are some the staff wishes to pass down to you: Planning: “He who fails to plan, plans to […]

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11 Major Attributes of Leadership

11 Major Attributes of Leadership Unwavering courage based upon knowledge of yourself and occupation Self Control Keen sense of justice Definiteness of decision Definiteness of plans The habit of doing more than payed for. A pleasing personality Sympathy and understanding Mastery of detail Willingness to accept full responsibility Cooperation

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Why BJJ is Addicting, Maslov and the Hierarchy of Needs, and the Jiu-Jitsu Journey

Why BJJ is Addicting, Maslov and the Hierarchy of Needs, and the Jiu-Jitsu Journey

Not too long ago I started to wonder, Why so many people are addicted to BJJ?  Why do their lives change more and more as they embark on the journey? Why do priorities shift to make more space for BJJ? And why, at the same time, are there some students who never get caught up […]

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