May 25, 2013

“The Best Of” Video Series ~ Survival In Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

What makes Gracie Jiu-Jitsu unique is that it places a greater emphasis on patience, energy efficiency, and self-defense than any other martial art on the planet! In this best of video series Jeff discusses these points at length and includes an example of the survival mindset used in the early days of the UFC. If you spend the time mastering the survival mindset it will lead to a great growth spurt in your Gracie jiu-jitsu journey.

Food For Thought
• When I adopted the Grand Master’s survival mindset I experienced some of the most significant and real growth in my jiu-jitsu.
• This philosophy of survival mindset is the most significant different between Gracie Jiu-Jitsu and other martial art style.
• Against a larger, stronger, more athletic opponent, such as Royce faced in Dan Severn, the survival mindset is the only way to eventually win the fight.
• The greatest shortcoming regarding the sportive application of jiu-jitsu is that you must abandon the survival mindset in order to win your match ~ this can breed bad habits that could manifest at the worst possible time in a street fight!

see you on the mats
Jeff