Yoga & the Martial Way: Yoga for the Jiu-Jitsu Athlete 9781983087585

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Yoga & the Martial Way: Yoga for the Jiu-Jitsu Athlete

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  • Yoga for the Jiu-Jitsu Athlete

Table of contents :
Becoming a Complete Martial Athlete

A Deeper Look into Yoga

A Deeper Look into BJJ

How the Yoga System Serves the Martial Athlete

How Will Yoga Help My Jiu-Jitsu Game?

Yoga Technique & Mechanics

Body Awareness, Breath Control, & Mind Refining

Yoga as a Skill

Yoga & Jiu-Jitsu — Yin & Yang

This Beautiful Art and Science

The Eight Limbs of Yoga

What the Fascia Do We Know?

Fascia = Stability, Flexibility and Strength

Our Organ of Form

The Fascia System in Martial Arts

The Mindful Heart and Spirit

Fascial Resilience and Fascial Armoring

Conditioning the Fascial Body

Healthy Fascia for a Healthy Body

The Posterior Chain

Structural Integrity of the Back

How Yoga helps the Posterior Chain

The Anterior Chain

The Front Supports the Back

What then is the Anterior Chain?

Creating Balance

The Importance of the Anterior Chain

How Yoga Helps Anterior Chain

The Lateral & Medial Chains

Myofascial Perpetuity

The Lateral Chain (LC)

The Medial Chain (MC)

How Yoga Helps the Lateral & Medial Chains

The Horizontal Plane

The Horizontal Plane

Rotational Training

How Yoga Helps Horizontal Plane

The Spiral Lane

The Web of the Human Body

What’s the Spiral Line?

Caring for Your Spiral Line

How Yoga Helps the Spiral Line

Functional Anatomy

The Musculoskeletal System

How Yoga Helps Functional Anatomy

A Coach’s and Athlete’s Guide

Your Profit and Progress On the Mat

Active vs. Passive Recovery

A Recovery Day

Pseudo-Recovery Programming

The 10 Minute Jiu-Jitsu Cool Down

What Every Proper Cool-Down Should Involve

Your 10 Minute Jiu-Jitsu Cool-down

The Optimal Yoga Class for Jiu-Jitsu

Why add the practice of Yoga to Jiu-Jitsu?

Your 50-Minute Yoga Class for Jiu-Jitsu

Programming Integration into Jiu-Jitsu Classes

Multi-Modality Integration

Jiu-Jitsu and Yoga: The Perfect Blend

Benefits of Incorporating Yoga into Jiu-Jitsu

Yoga for Competition Preparation

Compose the Nervous System

Yoga Calms Heightened Arousal

Balance Inner Calm and Inner Fire

Yoga Has a Dual Effect: Body and Mind

Sequence for Competition Preparation

On Cutting Weight

On the Day of the Competition

Competition Tactics

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