Craig Jones returns to talk about his recent camp in NYC, his match with Tim Spriggs, conditioning, leg locks, gi and no-gi scrambles and breaking bad habits. He also talks about his frustrating match at Kasai against Palhares and upcoming matches he has! Click “read more” for show notes and listening options!

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  • His recent NYC camp
  • His recent match with Tim Spriggs
  • Setting a pace in a match
  • Stepping back from teaching to compete
  • Rounds and time limits in training
  • Why he swims for conditioning
  • Breathing and meditation
  • Leg locks at the advanced level
  • Heel hook breaking mechanics and errors
  • What he thinks the next wave in BJJ will be
  • Passing the guard by threatening the legs
  • His BJJ Fanatics instructionals (Coupon code GRAPPLINGCENTRAL15)
  • Evolution of the leg lock game
  • Breaking gi habits in no-gi
  • Scrambles in the gi compared to no-gi
  • Adding wrestling to Jiu-Jitsu
  • His gi game
  • The Pummel
  • The most significant match he’s had in the last year
  • Sacrifices he’s made as a professional grappler
  • The Palhares Kasai match
  • Dealing with a staller
  • Training with people you may compete against
  • His upcoming match with Josh Hinger
  • Why Z Guard is such an effective position
  • Passing Shin Shield
  • His most frustrating rank
  • Overcoming plateaus
  • Mental preparation
  • Upcoming matches