Things Beginners Should Remember before Starting Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Training

28/08/2018

Whether you’re just starting Brazilian Jiu-jitsu or a longtime practitioner for many years, you have to remember some tips to learn as much as possible out of your BJJ classes and training and make sure you up to speed on everything.

Trust is everything

Never hold a submission too long. If your opponent or sparring partner is tapping out, you have to break your hold. If you are in doubt whether your opponent has tapped, just let the submission go. It is better to break the hold than breaking the limbs of your sparring partner. By gaining the trust of your coach, sparring partners and fellow students, the environment within the class will become a pleasant place, safer and fun to learn. If you are not having fun in your class, it is better to quit. Martial art is something you will cherish for the rest of your life, and …

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