Entries by Joe Clark

Foam Rolling : Stop Wasting Your Time

I joke a lot with Chewy, on how he could stand on his head for a warm up, before he teaches Jiu Jitsu and the next day everyone would be doing the same. I don’t feel that its a far fetched statement since he’s built such trust among his athletes, and leading by example, they […]

Power Jerk: Perfecting The Dip & Drive

It wouldn’t be over indulging to say I enjoy lifting. In fact, outside of spending time with my wife and beautiful daughter, I cant think of a simpler activity that brings me more joy. A few months back I attended a weightlifting seminar in Columbus, OH. When it was over, the instructor approached m giving […]

Killer Grip Strength Exercises For Jiu Jitsu

I’ve worked so closely with Nick “Chewy” Albin  these past 8 years, I’ve listen to countless of his podcast, videos, lectures, and his ever so elegant rambles. Almost all of his seminars, social media, and in person I’ve witness a trend of questions. One that sticks out the most is “How Do I Improve My […]

Are You Overtraining – When To Back Off

Regardless of your reason for training, its easy for someone to over train. Sleep, Diet, Age all limiting factors in our ability to recover. When we train we add stress to our body, too much stress and you’ll lack the ability to recover. Each of us have a minimum and maximum  threshold limit with our […]