Gracie Philosophy

Critical Conviction

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Q. I heard the mention of why this wasn’t expressed in the combatives program, but I can’t help but want to use it in my training. I sort of lead the group of partners I train the combatives with. So my question has to do with testing videos or live tests. How much conviction do you look for in a video submission, since a slower, technical execution is easier to see on tape? And is that different from live tests? Essentially, just how much conviction should be used to display the level of understanding required to pass the combatives test with a 100 score?
Temple Guardian (12/9/2018 7:50 PM)
A. Conviction is everything! As a student progresses and their confidence increases, their conviction is going to increase as well. If you believe in your technique, it will show!
Q. What's your best advice about rolling with someone with too much ego, and they are also more advanced?
SkrockiJ (8/10/2018 11:11 PM)
A. Don't. Your health and safety isn't worth it!
Q. How to roll with conviction without falling into the trap aggressiveness ?
FFF003 (5/21/2015 4:14 PM)
A. You have to find the right balance with a good partner and practice.
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Q. This philosophy sounds like It contradicts the survival mindset, but in reality having conviction to survive or wait for your moment to explode connects very well with both the survival mindset and the universal misunderstanding Ryron speaks about. Thank you guys for sharing your wisdom.
cmasoto (6/9/2014 8:05 AM)
A. Thanks for the support!
Q. You guys have such a great way of explaining things.Thank you!
Ryu101 (5/23/2014 3:05 PM)
A. Thanks for the support!
Q. Would it be fair to say that the "conviction" is the same as the old phrase "the person who wants it the most wins" and thus you do your best in timing, energy use, and commitment to the particular defines or attack?
terreth  (2/8/2014 1:46 AM)
A. Commitment and belief.
Q. good work guys !
claudiu9999 (5/15/2013 6:52 AM)
A. Thanks for the support!
Q. This reminds me of what my Mixed Martial Arts Instructor always says, "Better to sweat in peace than to bleed in battle." Great video!
JennLeighanne (12/15/2012 5:31 PM)
A. Thanks for the support!
Q. Thank you, guys!
Dmitri (9/22/2012 10:50 AM)
A. You're welcome!
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