Injuries are an inevitable part of training and competing. This is even truer for combat sports like Jiu-Jitsu and MMA, where acute injuries can occur for many reasons. Because of that, we decided it would be fitting to discuss some of the essential things every trainee should consider to minimize the risk of injury. Without further ado, let’s get into it.
1. Warm Up Well Every Single Time
Warming up well before training or competing is crucial for two reasons:
First, a good warm-up prepares your body and mind for the physical work you’re about to do. As you raise your core body temperature: