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Realistically a collection of white belts aren't going to challenge you much if you've been training for 14 years. I'm reasonably new, tiny and a girl so I'm probably not ever going to find myself in a situation like yours, but some of the ways that my guys train with me might be useful ways that you can challenge yourself instead. Teach me! Teach me! ...


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I feel you, bro. Smashing them or putting yourself in bad positions doesn't really help. In my similar situation I see three options: Train something else Make each of them a black belt in something Smash smash smash Train Something Else You don't have to do BJJ. Maybe in this city the best way for you to get better at fighting is to train boxing ...


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I'm sure you've heard the Bruce Lee quote, "A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer." You're the wise man now. Some of my best learning has been when I'm teaching someone else how to do things. Some advice: Don't just smash your partners- neither of you learns anything from that. Go slow enough for them to ...


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Tussles has done a good job of covering how to interact with less experienced partners. Here is how you can adapt your training to adjust to reduced availability of instruction. At some point in every serious practitioner's martial arts journey, it will be time to transition from being a student learning particular techniques as demonstrated by a teacher ...


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You teach! As a student, you learn what you choose to remember from your instructors. You then eventually fall into your "own way" of doing things that feel comfortable while still working. I found that when I began teaching, I drew from all my knowledge of the basics. I ended up relearning my discipline and truly understanding what it was that I was ...


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What Dave said. But in particular, you don't normally have to go too far to find great judo players and perhaps judo competitions. after all it is often described as 'old juto anyway (in the 90s judo was a popular alternative in the UK to up your MMA game). Also Ronda Rousey is predominantly from a Judo background and she holds her own :) MMA clubs may be ...


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I believe there are at least a couple methods of "knockout": brain is subjected to physical trauma inside your skull from quick accelerations not enough blood/oxygen is being supplied to the brain Here are several potential examples of methods of knockout through disruption of blood flow or oxygen (best I could find at the moment): If you follow your ...



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