On this episode of the podcast I am joined by Michael Ciochon. Mike is the owner of Asgard503, a jiu-jitsu and MMA clothing and apparel company. Mike is also a jiu-jitsu purple belt in the 10th planet system. We discuss his start in jiu-jitsu, why and how he started his company, and his plans for jiu-jitsu and … More The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 26: Michael Ciochon
If you have sciatic nerve and hip pain but can’t find the time to alleviate your symptoms because you sit all day at work, then try these simple and effective variations that can be done anywhere. The first stretch is a performs stretch known at the Figure-4 Piriformis Stretch which is modified to be performed … More Exercises to Treat BJJ-Related Sciatica Even If You Sit All Day at Work
A heavy bag is a really versatile tool. Its great for solo drilling, but also is a great piece of equipment for shoulder stretching, mid back strengthening, and improvement of muscle function. These exercises and techniques are valuable for a warm up, cool down, or even for corrective exercise and maintenance work. A modification on … More How to use a heavy bag for shoulder stretching and mid back strengthening for BJJ
Heel and foot pain can hinder movement, explosiveness, takedowns, and even guard passing to name a few. Here are two simple and easy exercises to help with plantar fasciitis pain for BJJ. Its important to start these exercises as soon as you feel the onset of symptoms to prevent the pain from getting worse. Instagram: … More 2 Exercises To Help with Plantar Fasciitis Pain For BJJ
Improve Shoulder Motion and Spine Mobility For BJJ With One Exercise. This is a great and effective technique to warm up your shoulders and increase motion through the spine. Very simple to do and can help get your body warmed up and ready to train.
On the 25th episode of the podcast, BJJ black belt and leg lock specialist Joe Baize returns. He has been busy competing in submission grappling matches all over and is currently preparing for another EBI event in the future. We discuss his plans for the future and how he has been staying motivated and how … More The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast-Episode 25: Joe Baize
A quick and easy way to improve posture and strengthen the muscles in the mid back. These are some of the muscle that have a tendency to be weak and are overpowered by the stronger musculature in the front of the shoulders. These weaker muscles include the mid trap, low trap, and rhomboids. Focusing on … More Scapular Strengthening For BJJ To Correct Posture