How do you prepare for a BJJ competition? Great question. In this show, I cover ~10 topics to think about leading to a competition.
Covering; why you should compete, mindset, nutrition, strength and conditioning, warm-ups on the day of the comp, plus much, much more.
Listen to this conversation with OmegaWave's Mikael Liimatainen, to get incredible insights into the science behind training smart with bio-feedback. Hear his top tips for staying healthy for BJJ, the differences between movement culture in The East vs The West and much, much more. To find out more and get Mikael's contact details, visit www.omegawave.com
The first ever BJJ Strength interview, with highly regarded London Personal Trainer (one of the most demanding fitness markets in the world) and BJJ Purple Belt Jack Edwards.
Jack shares his experiences combatting inflammatory bowel disease to stay healthy on the mats and off the mats. Learn about his unconventional training methods. Find out what he for 4 months while not training BJJ to come back feeler better than when he left. Get his top targets areas for mobility with any BJJ fighter. Also, hear him take the p*ss out of yours truly.
Have you been training BJJ for years, several times per week but still gas out all the time? Do you think you should be fitter, but it just doesn’t seem to happen? It's more common than you think and this episode will give you several ideas on how to improve your ‘fitness’ to give you much more energy on the mat. Some of the suggestions may surprise you.
Bodyweight vs Weight Training, which is more effective for BJJ? When it comes to strength training for BJJ, most people fall into one of these two camps, but which is really better for BJJ? This episode covers several questions and considerations and puts forward the case for why bodyweight strength training is more effective for BJJ.
Motivation is a fickle friend. Sometimes BJJ training is all we want to do, other times BJJ is the last thing on our mind, let alone any supplemental strength & conditioning for BJJ. Drawing on psychological research and personal experience, this episode looks at tactics and strategies to keep you training year after year.
In this first episode get to know the background of BJJ Black Belt host Laurence Griffiths and get a deep dive into how you should be approaching your strength and conditioning training for BJJ. As the saying goes “Planning Prevents P*ss Poor Performance” so make you approach your training the right way.
The show covers: understanding your motivations, when to start strength & conditioning before a competition, training your weaknesses, strength and power vs speed, training intensity, how to know when you’re doing too much and periodisation.