Competition Mindset

Excel Mixed Martial Arts Academy hosted it’s second In-House BJJ tournament for adults on December 6th, 2017. On this day, we had an outstanding showing of sportsmanship displayed by everyone involved.

Our In-House Jiu Jitsu Tournament offers our team members an opportunity to practice competition Jiu Jitsu where we keep track and count scores in a timed match. This helps prepare athletes for bigger competition and tournaments in San Diego and abroad.

Congrats to our athletes that stepped it up and put their best energy forward in some very exciting Jiu Jitsu matches!

Jiu Jitsu Lifestyle; benefits of the art of Jiu Jitsu; Arte SuaveFocused thinking

Athletes that compete, must put the preparation time that gets them ready to put points on the scoreboard. The competition mindset has the competitor putting in many hours of practice time and putting together strategy and a game plan to help win matches. The athletes must prepare physically, mentally and emotionally.

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is one of those Martial Arts that athletes cannot really practice by themselves. BJJ practitioners will need teammates and the better the training partners are at BJJ, the better the athlete will become. Lot’s of sparring, drilling and repping out technique and strategy.

Getting past Anxiety and fear

The thought of an aggressor coming at you can be very intimidating. The whole point in developing the Competition Mindset is to prepare the athlete to handle intensity with confidence. In practice, the Jiu Jitsu  martial artists work hard to thwart intense energy and turn the tables on an aggressive opponent. Through training, the martial artist can develop necessary skills that will help develop self control and the emotional mastery to overcome aggression.

Our student athletes are men and women that take their training sessions seriously. Our gym looks forward to preparing our athletes and get them ready for those high level tournaments.

womens Jiu Jitsu competition; girls BJJ tournament San Diego

The day after our event, all of our athletes were back at practice the next day. Dedicated, committed, and focused!

See you at the next event!


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Grappling X West Coast Championships
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Excel Jiu Jitsu MMA is a family-friendly, full-scale mixed martial arts academy specializing in the art and sport of Jiu-Jitsu. We are about teamwork, friendship and dedication.

It is our mission to enrich student’s lives through training, to encourage personal achievement by building a sense of accomplishment through our many programs offered.
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