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Very few Jiu Jitsu practitioners get a submission named after them and next to none have it happen while still a blue belt. Tarik Hopstock developed a shoulder lock after struggling to finish Kimuras on stronger opponents and he discusses what it took to develop the submission, learning steps vs concepts, and how he motivates his students to continue having fun when they may be feeling the mental pressures that come with Jiu Jitsu.
Here is The RŌL Radio with a top IBJJF competitor, an instructor at Frontline Academy in Norway, and the creator of the Tarikoplata, Tarik Hopstock.
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5:35 Development of the Gigiloplata
14:18 Randomness of Jiu Jitsu
19:46 Bad Habits
27:25 Improvisation in Jiu Jitsu
30:05 Sense of Satisfaction
32:02 ABC vs Concepts
37:56 Keeping Students Motivated
40:09 Importance of Competing
48:25 Are You Ready
52:08 The Bro Environment
58:18 Rene Lopez’s Question