Oliver Staark This is a manual designed to get White Belts to competent Blue Belts in as fast a time as possible.
Zen Jiu Jitsu is more a rendition of concepts than techniques. This is the simplest and easiest way to break down and simplify the many and varied ideas, philosophies and combinations in the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu arsenal. For both competition jiu jitsu and self defense jiu jitsu most white belts need to fully understand the concepts, but it can be VERY confusing!
Here is a short list of a few of the questions students ask, that are covered in depth:
What is the guard and how do we utilize it best?
What options do we have from guard?
Why is posture and distance important?
The mount is a powerful position but how do I get there?
... And when I do get there, how do I stay there?
This is a great manual for anyone just starting Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Traditional Jiu Jitsu, MMA and Grappling.
Oliver Staark Over 40 and training in BJJ? Zen now offers new concepts that will change the way you think and train instantly.
This is the audiobook I wish I had when I began training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. My age, I didn't think was a factor at the time and now after many years on the mats, I've found that certain strategies and concepts when applied save me from constantly being injured or de-motivated by plateaus. I know how it feels to wonder if this is a long term game or just something I wish I could be good at.
Follow the advice and ideas in this audiobook and you'll be training into your 70s! Topics covered include:
Having a training life
Age versus talent
Getting and staying fit
Staying Injury Free... and much more
The features in Zen Jiu Jitsu for the over-40s cover a lot of ground... Drilling and how it impacts your progress; promotions and their ability derail or support your game; nutrition tips; advice on training aids and resources.