We all have different approaches and styles when it come to grappling, that's why the sport is so diverse and ever evolving. Some of us are gifted athletes, others have to put in countless hours of mat time to get simple techniques or concepts, and others excel at analyzing and teaching. These are all unique aspects of learning and human nature, but you usually don't see to many people delve deep into the philosophies or psychology of grappling arts. Today's video goes a step beyond what we usually cover, but we found it to be a rather fascinating.
Cesar Clavijo of The Stillness Gym in Beaufort, SC, gives us an excerpt from "Brazilian Jiu Jitsu The Science of a Gentle Art." He considers BJJ to be a path to personal transformation and he uses Calcination as a concept for his journey.