Stephan Kesting wrote on his mailing list:
"it is very important that you figure out what the culture of your club is, especially if you’re just starting to train Brazilian jiu-jitsu, OR if you’re switching from one BJJ club to another, OR if you’re coming from a traditional martial art."
This is so true. I was amazedand a little bit worried about the lack of dicipline and the slack at the club I started to train at.
No "yes sir", no hierarchy. No rules for entering the gym, the mat or for when leaving the gym.
But hey, I figured it out now. Its Brazilian jjiu jitsu. Its laid back. Its focused on having fun. Its focused on beeing effective.
Its great actually
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