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How Long Does It Take To Get A Black Belt In BJJ?
How long does it take to get a black belt in BJJ? This is a question that many people are curious about. The answer, of course, depends on the individual. Some people may be able to achieve a black belt in about a decade or less, while others may take longer. In this blog post, we will explore how long it takes to progress through the different belts in BJJ and what you need to do to achieve each one. Stay tuned!
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10 Most Common Strategies for Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

If you're looking to start learning Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu or are a seasoned practitioner looking for some new strategies, you're in the right place. In this blog post, we'll discuss 10 common strategies that can help you dominate on the mats.

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How To Have Effective Martial Arts Habits
Habits can either craft a martial artist to excel their journey to a full potential or have them forfeit to an endless cycle of mundane progress and improvement. This article goes over the mindset necessary to create effective habits for martial arts. These concepts are inspired from the powerful self-growth book ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’ and transitioned into actionable steps that every martial artist can benefit from.
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Kensho Jiu Jitsu ~ The Zen Martial Arts

‘Kensho’ can be described as ‘growth by pain’. Realizing your character under challenging moments can help you develop as a person and become a better martial artist both on and off the mats. Losses are my favourite and I’ve seen many of them in my life.

Each loss in jiu jitsu has sparked a new attitude towards myself and outlook on life for the better. You can train your techniques the best way you can to avoid painful situations, but you can also train your mind to see ‘Kensho’ if pain finds its way to you. 

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Jiu Jitsu Shark (Woman Doing sit ups in bjj gear)

As a martial artist, you may understand that progressing towards improvement may require going through the ‘grind’. This insightful article will help you understand why it’s worth going through it and how it may look different for each individual martial artist.

The ‘grind’ can often be associated with long miserable hours in the bjj gym or dojo but utilizing the S.H.A.R.K martial arts mentality to define your own ‘grind’ can help create a clear roadmap for your martial arts journey. This can be applied to any style of martial art including jiu jitsu, muay thai, wrestling, judo and more.

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