You’ll often hear BJJ players talk about Jiu Jitsu being 80% mental yet no one really talks about how you train the mental side of the game. One of the ways we can train the mental side of BJJ is through visualisation.
Visualisation has been shown to be a highly effective way to reduce competition anxiety, develop skills, and improve performance. But what is visualisation and how do you use it to your advantage?
In this video, Tom shares his experience using visualisation and how he uses visualisation pre-competition and in-competition.
This article has most of the references for the studies into visualisation if you’d like to do further research: