How to Refuse a Dance Partner

Val Worthington’s Ask a Panda series is back! In this installment: How do you decline someone’s request to roll?
Valerie Worthington
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A Jiu-Jiteiro Amongst Mixed Martial Artists

A few months ago, Marshal picked up a head instructor role at an MMA gym in Pittsburgh. How has training a mix of fighters and sport jiu-jiteiros influenced his teaching style?
Marshal Carper
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The Self-Taught Dimension of BJJ

Is going online to learn jiu-jitsu mandatory at this point? Almost. Marshal has more in his new article.
Marshal Carper
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Tips for Teaching Jiu-Jitsu

Interested in learning to teach? Marshal has some advice for newbie instructors, whether you’re officially covering a class or just helping a new student with a question after class.
Marshal Carper
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Accelerate Your Learning by Turning Drills into Games

Matt is back this week with how you can improve your drilling practice using the research on motor learning and the value of games.
Matt Kirtley
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Personality shifts and changes and clashes in BJJ

Do you “shift gears” when you train? In his new blog post, Marshal writes about how his goals and responsibilities for a training session change his approach.
Marshal Carper
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Get More Gains Out of Open Mat

I’m going to make a bold assumption: You want to get better at BJJ. (I must be a mind reader.) Open mat can be a secret weapon in your training if you use it right. These tips will help make sure you do.
Matt Kirtley
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What I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know about Jiu-Jitsu

Val has put a lot of miles on her jiu-jitsu wheels, and here are some unexpected lessons she has learned along the way.
Valerie Worthington
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Learning BJJ in Layers

In his newest blog post, Marshal argues that teaching white belts is kind of like teaching a child not to color on the walls.
Marshal Carper
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Crossing the Bridge of ADHD and Dyslexia

When I was young, my family—my father, mother, sister, and me—immigrated from Chile to the United States. My family wanted better education opportunities for my sister and I, and they felt that moving to the U.S. woul...
Nelson Puentes
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How to Wash, Dry, and Shrink (or Not Shrink) Your Gis

So you've got a fancy new gi and you want to do everything you can to keep it looking good and fitting right for a long time. Here's your guide to washing, drying, and shrinking (or not shrinking) your gis. Do I need...
Matt Kirtley
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Eight Reasons Being a Woman in BJJ Is Awesome

Thanks to people like Val, more women are finding and enjoying jiu-jitsu, and Val has 8 reasons for why that’s awesome for women on mats around the world.
Valerie Worthington
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