Learn BJJ Online
We see BJJ Instructors like the Mendes brothers, Renzo Gracie and others leaning more and more to digital learning platforms. Internet learning is not a new concept. Nowadays there are many online universities providing accredited degrees for all types of professions.
Is e-learning a valuable tool for learning Brazilian Jiu Jitsu?
There are two schools of thought.
One school of thought is that Jiu Jitsu can only be learned in person. You need the mats and training partners to gain the skills required to become good in the sport. This school of thought believers online videos and courses don’t have value as a proper learning source to elevate your jiu-jitsu.
The other school of thought believes e-learning tools can help enhance your learning experience. It allows for specific targeted learning on a particular concept, move or position. It allows experts in that position to pass down their concepts that make them remarkable in that area of Jiu-jitsu.We see in the Jiu jitsu community a pull to the second school of thought where e-learning is a useful tool to your advancement in Jiu-jitsu. Companies such as BJJFanatics and Budovideos have developed instructional videos with some… Click To Tweet
How Keenan Cornelius Used Youtube To Advance His Jiu Jitsu?
Keenan made a video explaining his journey in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He has been always known for his competition accomplishments, however recently we see a new Keenan. He has been focused on developing new BJJ systems and teaching these concepts online. He recently launched his BJJ Lapel Guard series online where he teaches his proven Lapel Guard in detail.
In his extended prolog, we see Keenan Cornelius reference Youtube as a source for improving his Jiu Jitsu. He would search and review videos to learn BJJ online. He would attempt to implement what he learned on mats. It allowed him to experiment and open his perspective of possible approaches to BJJ problems on the mat.
So What Can We Take Away From Keenan’s Video?
Online Learning is a valuable tool. Bottom line, sharing knowledge and implementing new sources of teaching will only help elevate your BJJ. But just online learning alone is not sufficient to learn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. What makes it valuable is using the online learning experience in addition to your physical mat time. The online knowledge you obtain can help you make sense of a concept, learn how to explore other options, and expand your approach to a position. Using E-learning as an additional supplement is the KEY. The results are proven with athletes like Keenan that you can learn BJJ online!
How can the average instructor take advantage for e-learning for their instructors?
A recent company has developed an online course market place for BJJ instructors and Students. They allow qualified instructors to create online BJJ courses and sell them online. The best part is the website will take care of the marketing, advertising, and selling of the course for the instructor. Currently, the e-learning platform offers a number of memberships. One of the memberships is free up to 5 courses! So, You are able to test out the platform and see if it works for you for free up to 5 courses. To learn more about becoming an online BJJ instructor visit the free informational course at bjjonlinecourses.com.