Entries by Jiu-Jitsu Therapist

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast: Episode 2-Nick “Chewy” Albin

The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast: Episode 2-Nick “Chewy” Albin       Episode 2 of The Jiu-Jitsu Therapist Podcast has Nick “Chewy” Albin. A Jiu-Jitsu black belt, owner of Derby City MMA, my coach, and an all around awesome guy! We discuss everything from his start into jiu-jitsu, jiu-jitsu competition training, and dealing with nerves. Chewy […]

Training Through Adversity-Part 3

By: Eugene Tsozik PT, DPT After my last tournament, three matches, three losses, and to top it all off in front of my teammates, at my own gym, I left to go home with my head down. I wanted to forget about the tournament, the matches, the disappointment, but I couldn’t. I didn’t even want […]

Training Through Adversity: Part 2

A week after I had a close family member pass, I decided to step up and do the submission only grappling tournament. My outlook was of a “nonchalant/I don’t care what  happens attitude.” I came into the gym, joked around, acted like I didn’t care, spoke to everyone with a smile. I did not feel […]

Training Through Adversity

By: Eugene Tsozik PT, DPT I recently lost a close family member. It’s really a dramatic route that your mental and physical being takes on when you deal with significant grief or life-altering situations. I can’t help but think how this situation can be affected by jiu jitsu. In years past, when I lost someone […]