Join BJJ After 40 founder, Mike Bidwell today at the BJJ Fanatics Facebook group. 6:00 PM Est. (4:00 PM mountain) We will have a LIVE Question and Answer for 'All things BJJ after 40 years old.' JOIN US AT 4:00 PM east standard time
When Lapel’s Attack!
Are you a lapel choker? You know, using both you and your partners lapels to submit them. Well these two videos are right up your alley. One of the reasons I love lapel chokes is that they are more forgiving on your fingers. Plus they're incredibly sneaky! To become a lapel choke master click here!... Continue Reading →
Are you a LAPEL CHOKER?? Or do you prefer No-Gi??
Are you a collar guy like me? Or do you prefer No-Gi? I like a little bit of both. That's the fun of BJJ is you can treat it like a buffet. Maybe one day you're feeling one way, and something different on the next. Why do we have to choose GI or NO-GI? I... Continue Reading →
Day Three of our 3 Days of Injury Prevention for Over 40 BJJ Practitioners
Welcome to our FINAL day of our three days of BJJ After 40 injury prevention. After researching all the posts on our "BJJ After 40 private Facebook group" (33,000 members) we have determined the top three injuries for BJJAfter40 . We covered one and two in the previous days. (Back and Knees) For our final... Continue Reading →
Day Two of our Three Days of Injury Prevention for Over 40 BJJ Success
For day two our stats tell us that knee injuries are in our top three injuries for over 40 practitioners. (we reviewed posts from our "BJJ After 40 Private Facebook" group to determine the top 3 injuries for over 40 BJJ) As we get older, our bodies may not be as resilient as they once... Continue Reading →
Day One of Three: BJJ and Preventing The TOP 3 Injuries for Over 40!
Welcome to Day One of our Three Days of preventing BJJ injuries for Over 40 Practitioners! By reviewing the posts in our "BJJAfter40 Private Facebook group" (we have 30,000 members and growing) we have determined the top three injuries for BJJ After 40 practitioners. Over the next three days we will reveal the top three... Continue Reading →
Cardio: Do you need a Bigger, Better Gas Tank for BJJ After 40?
To answer the questions posed here, Do you need a bigger better gas tank? Yes and No. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a demanding martial art that requires not only flexibility, strength and technique but also endurance and cardiovascular fitness. This is especially important for practitioners over the age of 40 as cardiovascular health becomes more crucial.... Continue Reading →
LIVE* BJJ Fanatics Show!
Join us this Friday April 14th at 3:00 PM EST for a LIVE BJJ Fanatics Show! Send us your questions and you could win a prize! We will have drawings for a FREE online private lesson and more. E-mail your questions to: BJJAfter40@gmail.com Please make your questions related to After 40 Brazilian jiu-jitsu / Grappling.... Continue Reading →
What are the ‘Best Practices’ for After 40 BJJer’s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoT4Qt65W0Y Through my 27 years of practicing BJJ I have literally seen it all. From injuries, to people quitting - restarting - and quitting again... I have seen just about everything. With experience comes great lessons. For example: How to train injury and pain-free, how to develop flexibility, how to move - navigate and control... Continue Reading →
BJJAfter40 on the BJJ Fanatics Podcast!
BJJ Fanatics Podcast: Mike Bidwell joins the show to discuss managing ego on the mats. He explains how not only to keep your own ego in check, but how to work around the ego of others. He also opens up about how training and teaching have helped him overcome bouts of depression in his life.... Continue Reading →