Monday, December 8, 2014

BJJ Is About Community


BJJ Is About Community And Resilience


By Sam Yang - Get similar updates here

I recently was promoted to a BJJ brown belt. The lesson I've learned was, BJJ is not just about techniques, it's also about the community, camaraderie, and the resilience you gain from this art, which is what makes it so unique.

I went through a lot while I was a purple belt and we all go through stuff that we can't simply explain through a belt color. I recently posted a part of my ceremony and my thoughts about what it means to have a rank in BJJ on Facebook and the amount of support and encouragement I received from the Jiu Jitsu community only reinforced my belief.

Numerous people were sharing my story and telling me how it was also helpful for them for their own life. So I decided to publish a version of it online so people outside of Facebook can have access or share.

You can read it here: On Getting My Brown Belt
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Sam Yang from an early age has been obsessed with connecting the dots between martial arts and efficiency, health, mindset, business, science, and habits to improve optimal well-being. For more info, join his newsletter. You can also connect to Inner BJJ on Facebook and Twitter.

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