Samuel Spiegelman

Samuel Spiegelman

 

 

 

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If you're just starting in BJJ and want to get a black belt someday, you're in for a long journey. Seasoned BJJ practioners share how to make the most of it.
Discover how training goals will allow you to progress and leave class better than when you walked in.
Improve your strength and balance by adding some guard-opening specific exercises to your training program.
Having a healthy relationship between your training on and off the mat will keep you strong.
Tapering before a tournament is the most important and difficult phase of training. But it doesn’t have to be a mystery.
The blue belt is often the longest, most challenging, yet most rewarding rank in your BJJ career.
In BJJ, we are not mixing different martial arts - we are mixing multiple energy systems.
The mentality you develop in your early days of BJJ that is crucial to long-term success in the sport.
Our most important lessons don't always come from the young and talented - they come from the ones who have stayed in the game the longest.
The first classes you take when starting jiu jitsu are crucial in laying your foundations for motivation and conditioning.
The sport of BJJ flows in natural waves of volume and intensity, but there is a way to manipulate these things to maximize your training potential.
Proper nutrition, mobility, and recovery are clutch to stay healthy at any level of grappling.