(Check out Matt's charity www.FightIIWalk.com) It said that “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy”. "Everyday in bjj and in our daily lives we are often forced to deal with obstacles which prevent us from living happy lives. Whether it is dealing with a stream of loses in competition, a serious injury, or even losing your job.
Whatever the case may be it is clear that sometimes life can be pretty unfair. However in a lot of cases those problems that we are forced to deal with are merely roadblocks that try to stop us from reaching the true goals that we wish to accomplish in life. Take MMA fighter Matt Betzold for example. A 26-year-old fighter from Phoenix, Arizona Matt Betzold has had many tough battles on the mat and in the cage.
In any sport, including Brazilian jiu-jitsu, it is required that an individual has to put in a lot of practice to become better at what they do. In addition, supplemental training is critical to enhancing an athlete’s strength, agility, speed, and other physical attributes. While there are many options to athletes, one is Yoga.
Yoga has been used over the years as a way to build core strength, flexibility, and concentration. A new form of yoga that is getting a lot of attention in the Hollywood and Burbank area is called Rebel Yoga which focuses on strengthening different areas in the body to increase an athlete's overall performance.