Training: Bite-Sized, Principle Based Planning

The most actionable plans are by definition simple, so paring the previous post down even further, I realized you can make a plan more exploratory yet fixed, and simultaneously bigger and smaller by focusing on single principles.

Xande Ribeiro offering a beautiful example of one idea, five applications:

A bonus thought is, I consider the above knee insertion more of a ‘fundamentally sound’ strategy than some of the reversals I love because it gives you more physical and cognitive breathing room via distance.

Keep in mind too, that a great Jiu-Jitsu practitioner studies hard and can do everything, so ‘just’ doing fundamentals is a recipe for a game easily deconstructed and figured out. ‘Fundamentals’ are our logical foundation, not an excuse to stop exploring.

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