Musings, ponderings and various observations on the intersection of BJJ/Martial arts training and the living of life. I have no inclination toward either political correctness or correct spelling. This blog, such as it is, remains fundamentally an unfiltered gush of thought ... both raw and unpolished.
When you first visit a new place - you pretty quickly get the rough idea - the general layout … but generally, we wouldn’t, after only one brief visit, deem ourselves an expert on that place. To claim expertise, would require numerous visits, a willingness to ‘delve deep’ and walk the back-alleyways, so to speak.
Well, the same goes for BJJ technique. When we are introduced to a technique or concept for the first time, we can hardly call ourselves ‘expert’. That takes numerous ‘learnings’ - years perhaps, of practising that technique and seeing how it dovetails into and connects with other techniques. A very good, and simple habit to develop, is the habit of ‘re-visiting’ those techniques we think we already know well. Each re-visitation will unearth some new nuance. rev-visit often … JBW