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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: When to Tap? How to Avoid Getting Injured in BJJ

In Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, the Tap is King. When you Tap, you concede defeat and signal to your opponent that you have had enough. This can be a difficult thing to do, especially when you are in a heated match and your ego is on the line.

But Tapping is an important part of BJJ, and it's crucial that you know when to tap out before you get injured. In this blog post, we will discuss the importance of Tapping and how to avoid getting injured in BJJ.

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Man stretching in a black BJJ shirt
Injuries can be a serious problem in Brazilian jiu jitsu. As a practitioner, I wanted to learn how to prevent them as much as I can. The first internal debate I had was should I stretch before BJJ training? In this article, we dive deep into the importance of a proper warm-up and if stretching is hurtful or helpful for martial arts and athletic performance. By the end of this helpful article, you will know what the best pre-workout routine is for you.
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The Fascia Tissue - Avoid This Common Cause of BJJ Pain and Injuries!
If you train in BJJ, I think you’d understand that injuries and pain can be a common detriment in this sport. The problem is that the fascia system is commonly ignored for injury prevention, athletic performance, and recovery. In this article, I am going to show you why this system is crucial for relieving pain, optimizing posture and improving athletic ability as a martial artist, MMA fighter, or Brazilian jiu-jitsu practitioner. 
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