Saturday, May 14, 2011

Coaching Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

What Makes a Great Coach or Instructor?
What attributes does it take to become a great teacher of Jiu Jitsu?

BJJ is a tough sport to master so imagine how much harder it is to teach it. There is tremendous amount of responsibility and pressure to convey knowledge to your students who entrust you to share your knowledge. We often take for granted the stress this can bring upon our own instructors. I’ve been fortunate to have had the opportunity to learn from some amazing people and decided to write an article for BJJ WEEKLY about what makes the perfect coach. Hopefully it will give you some insight into what your instructor goes through and perhaps what you can do to help elevate your game.
check it out at BJJ weekly

Jake Santiago, Patrick Ryan, Patrick Broring, Tim Bruce, Pedro Lima, Chris Escamilla, Eddie Twyford and Zach after training for Mundials 2011!


  1. Great article Tim... This definately holds true to most professors I have trained with as well. Good work.

  2. Anthony panos it is mandy i watch some of the videos it looks like fun hard work but fun

  3. Your website is really cool and this is a great inspiring article. Thank you so much. Danaher Death Squad

  4. Thanks for posting this info. I just want to let you know that I just check out your site and I find it very interesting and informative. I can't wait to read lots of your posts. Jiu Jitsu


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