Epi 350 Smart Training Jonathan Thomas

This week we bring back a listener favorite Jonathan Thomas. We cover a wide range of topics from off the mat training to developing your own techniques. We had a fun conversation you will enjoy. Check out our other interviews with Jonathan Thomas here.

We talk about:

  • Teaching positions instead of concepts
  • Why specific sparing is the bedrock of improvement for BJJ
  • Why it is important to borrow the ladder for established techniques
  • Development of new techniques
  • BJJ during Covid-19
  • Having a cerebral approach to BJJ
  • Using solo drills
  • Flexibility and strength training
  • Steroid use in bjj
  • Indicators that someone may be using performancing enhancing drugs


Quote of the week: “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young.” Mark Twain

Article of the week: https://www.runtothefinish.com/18-things-i-wish-id-known-before-my-first-race/

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