The Jiu-Jitsu journey is rich in learning, obstacles and overtaking. Today, the IBJJF medal hunter and world champion, Horlando Monteiro passes five lessons to make this his trail a little lighter.
On a seminar tour in Hawaii, the Nova União / Kimura black belt listed below the lessons for you, a Jiu-Jitsu practitioner.
Study and go to train Jiu-Jitsu!
Be repetitive during training
"Make plenty of choice of your strongest position. Prioritize the drills until the position is in automatic mode. Your body becomes accustomed to the movements and stays in the automatic mode while executing the position. "
"Do not be ashamed to ask and heal your doubts with your teacher and your training partners, whatever that may be. Each person has a different view of each position and can aid in their growth in Jiu-Jitsu. "
Stay in shape
"Train your physical form a lot and, especially, eat well. Your body is the most valuable brand you have, take good care of it. The practice of physical activity goes hand in hand with good nutrition. "
Work the flexibility
"Flexibility helps a lot in Jiu-Jitsu. With good flexibility, you save on strength and work more on the movement of the technique you will use. Do not stop stretching your body. "
Make sure you're happy
"Whenever you are happy and cheerful, you have more courage to perform any activity as you are excited. Do nothing without joy or forced … The result will never be good. When you are happy, whatever you do in your life will flow very well. "