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Goals and Achievement – What the Research Has to Tell Us

The remainder of the studies in this article drove home a similar take-home message: Differences in ability often don't exist outside of our beliefs about those...

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Fredson Paixao – On Training and Well-Rounded Drilling

Saying that Fredson Paixao is dedicated would be a tragic understatement. Winning the World Championships 4 times (an amazing 3 at Black Belt), winning the Brazilian...

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Research on Goal Setting and Feedback

In the coming decade - with the ensuing increase in sophistication of MMA training, I believe that having an effective, focused goal setting system will become a staple...

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The Evolution of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – Part 2

In my opinion, there aren't any steadfast and reliable methods to detect what BJJ techniques or strategies will become popular / unpopular in a given year. This is like...

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The Evolution of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu – Part 1

Time to talk Brazilian Jiu Jitsu theory. Here I’m proposing a general model for how Brazilian Jiu Jisu (and other sports and fields) improve over time, and how we...

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“Thematic Improvements” Through Film Analysis

MMA / BJJ film analysis should in fact track the numbers, because the numbers are undeniably useful. Knowing how many times you get taken down compared to how many times...

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Strengths Mapping for Faster Improvement

Being as you only have so many hours on the mat, and so many years to practice your sport, you've got to ensure that your investment of time has the highest payoff...

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