Category Archive: Training

This section is focused on my own training and training concepts in general.

Nov 26

Grip Like a World Champion Notes and Mind Maps

In competition, all matches start on the feet, and it’s illegal to pull without contact. That means that the grip battle is an element of every match. It’s also happens to be an area of study that is often neglected. I know I’ve neglected it, but there’s no time like the present to rectify that. …

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Nov 12

3 Strategies for Making Drilling More Effective and Enjoyable

Drilling is boring. At a certain point you will mentally check out, unless your external motivation is so strong that you can push through the tedium. Why does it HAVE to be tedious though? The answer is that it doesn’t. There are variables that you can change about your training method to not only make drilling …

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Jan 02

Use This Method to Innovate Any Technique

Let’s start off with a question. What are the components of an effective technique? As you think about that question, focus on one word.  It’s the one that makes all the difference. If we took it out, the number of possible techniques would increase by leaps and bounds. Including it though, allows us to focus …

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