Jiu Jitsu is evolving, don’t get left behind. Back in the day, the work put in on the mats was enough preparation for snatching gold medals. However, with the ever-evolving nature of jiu jitsu, the demands of the sport have increased and slowly crept up on athletes, manifesting in the form of extra injuries, extra time off of the mats, and a situation where you walk with your hand behind your back like your 80-year-old neighbor or heavily pregnant woman. You get the gist.
With new techniques come new opportunities for failure…. and success. We’re presuming you want to do jiu jitsu for a long time and without the impending doom of injury or God forbid, your arch-nemesis showing off his new gym gains by crushing you into the mat like an annoying little jiu jitsu bug. We can’t guarantee that those things will never happen. However, we can guarantee that there’s something you can do to reduce the risk of those traumatic events occurring.
The solution exists and it potentially includes getting JACKED! (keyword: potentially) Strength and conditioning programs have become a crucial part of a jiu jitsu athletes protocol, for not only preventing injuries but also increasing the bruising of your opponent’s ego, improving maximal strength and explosiveness for takedowns & sweeps, and overall more time on the mats improving your jiu jitsu. And who better to lead you into the world of jiu jitsu S&C than jiu jitsu’s world-renowned strength and conditioning team, Electrum Performance.
A team of experts at your fingertips. Alex Bryce and Alex Sterner, Head Coaches at Electrum Performance have helped numerous world champions achieve success through their research-based programs designed specifically for the jiu jitsu athlete at any skill or experience level.