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Ever considered walking away from jiu-jitsu due to overwhelming stress? This episode is for you. We dive straight into the heart of this topic, exploring how to deal with the feelings of being overwhelmed in your jiu-jitsu journey. We start by discussing the importance of taking a pause and reaching out to your instructors and training partners to gain a better understanding of why you're feeling this way. We delve into how jiu-jitsu ought to be a fun, engaging, and stimulating experience, but when interlaced with other life responsibilities, it can easily turn into a draining chore.
We dissect the potential sources of your overwhelm, be it physical exhaustion or mental fatigue, and provide strategies to handle it. We share an enlightening story of a student in his 50s who felt burned out by attending three classes a day. By tailoring his training to his needs and modifying his schedule, he regained his love for jiu-jitsu. We also address how external pressures from family and work can impact your performance on the mat. Remember: jiu-jitsu should be a fun escape. If you're feeling overwhelmed, there's no shame in reaching out to those around you. Your instructors, coaches, and training partners can help you tackle your stress levels and continue your jiu-jitsu journey.
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