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Our Top 5 Moves a New White Belt needs to Succeed Faster

If you have never tried Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, imagine you walk into a gym, put on this super thick and heavy cotton uniform (called a gi) and have someone tie a white belt around your waist because you probably have no clue how to tie it. Now you’re suddenly told

“Okay, you are going to roll with that person.”

“What’s rolling?”

“Don’t worry. You’ll figure it out…”

So now you are instructed that you’re going to roll/spar against someone. You’ve never done anything like this and you’re probably filled with nervousness, confusion, hesitation, excitement and fear. Maybe you’re thinking one of the following: