There's been many ups and downs on the path to the present. But we wouldn't have it any other way. This is Higher Jiu Jitsu and this is for life.
If you’re playing the long game, burnout is not an option, and rest is a necessity. From this year onwards, we introduce the Sabbatical.
You're busy, and time is precious. Nevertheless, jiu jitsu time makes it all worthwhile. Here's how to plan for your time on the mats, and commit for the long haul.
You do jiu jitsu to help yourself. To help yourself you need to look out for others. This is very much an inner journey, and yet it's done with the others around you. Your teammates need you. Help them out.
Fighting your opponent's movements is a path to nowhere. Instead, work with their energy, and the workings of nature. This is the way of Higher Jiu Jitsu.
You love jiu jitsu. It challenges you and you've never been so enthusiastic about anything in your life. But how much do you rely on it? How much jiu jitsu is enough? Just like on the mats, you seek balance as a way to keep yourself on your feet. Here's how..
Things are changing. Patterns are emerging. The result? Quality of life. This is the Higher Jiu Jitsu Story. And we're here for the everyday people of Sydney.
Who are you to enjoy jiu jitsu? Who are you to wear that colour belt? What makes you think you can help others on the mats? If you've ever been paralysed by these thoughts, you're not alone. Here's how to work with Imposter Syndrome within jiu jitsu.
You my precious friend, can be a real bully.
Sure, I love you for reading this, and I appreciate you with my life.
You’re probably just about the coolest person on Earth.
I know you mean well, doing your best you can with what you have at your disposal.
And still, you choose to think, and talk about yourself as you would a stubborn mule.
Meditation has changed my life.
No, I haven’t become Buddhist. No, I do not note ‘spiritual’ as my official religion. And I’m just about 26 years old, so mid-life crisis has nothing on me.
I once considered the thought of meditation too taboo, and Surry Hillslike, to warrant my full attention. I was aware the benefits were plentiful, and the mind body connection is an important one.