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Daniel Mcfann reviewed ATTLowcountry
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If your looking for a professional, knowledgeable, clean, focused place for you or your child to learn bjj then I couldn't recommend this place more. I have two children who learn here. The environment is that of any top level gym and the staff is knowledgeable and focused on you or your child learning not only a martial art but lessons they can carry everyday to make them stronger and better people

Ellie Rivers reviewed ATTLowcountry
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It can be pretty intimidating when you first walk in, but you are instantly greeted by friendly faces from both coaches and other students. I'm fairly new to BJJ and thought for sure in a big gym like ATT lowcountry I would fade into the background. That couldn't be further from the truth! Malachy takes the time to get to know all of his students and offers individualized instruction during classes. He's also kind of funny sometimes! Absolutely love this gym! Can't imagine training anywhere else!

David Diaz reviewed ATTLowcountry
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Absolutely amazing place! They welcomed my Daughter with open arms!definitely going to evaluate her to the next level. Highly recommend!!!!

Eric York reviewed ATTLowcountry
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I just started training here about two or three months ago. I travel full-time and have trained BJJ all over the world. There are a hand-full of places on the planet that make you feel like a member of the family from the moment you walk in. ATT Low Country is one of them! The BJJ here is top-notch and they have training 6 days a week, multiple classes. They have a great group of folks there, especially the owners Malachy and Sarah! I wouldn't hesitate to refer anyone to train here! Oss!

Camden Dobbs Bowman reviewed ATTLowcountry
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My first experience was a very good one.. everyone was very nice and helpful to me. I have zero experience in this art form. A warm but disciplined environment and very professional. I am excited about continuing to train here.. I will be back bet on that!

Justin Pohl reviewed ATTLowcountry
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After recently moving to the Charleston area, I tried out a few gyms liking for the best fit. ATT lowcountry offered the exactly what I was looking for with a great schedule with multiple class times! Everyone was extremely welcoming and the teaching is top notch! Highly recommend!

Noelle Guerry reviewed ATTLowcountry
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My oldest son just started his boxing journey and I am thrilled we chose ATT. Coach Isaac is amazing and everyone in the classes are super supportive. I can’t wait to see the growth in my son! If you’re looking for quality classes, you won’t be disappointed!

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Turn Your Brain Into a Super-Highway for Jiu-Jitsu

Ok, we went over visualization and drilling but why and how does this make us better in training?  One word, Myelin.  Myelin is the insulation around nerve fibers.  The thicker the myelin the faster information travels from the brain to accomplish what you are trying to do.  Meaning the armbar myelin you’ve accumulated over the years from drilling means a faster more proficient technique.

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In the book “Talent Code” by Daniel Coyle, Myelin development is described as going from a dirt road to a super highway.  At first the new skill is a bumpy rough road, a car (information) must travel slowly in order to reach its destination.

Then as you develop the skill and add more time to understanding the techniques infrastructure the road becomes    smoothed and easier to navigate.  This means information or the technique you want is now traveling faster.

This continues as you practice more and more and become a master of the technique the road (the nerve transmitting the skill) grows also.

As you refine the movement the road goes from paved to super highway, where the information is traveling so fast it is often called muscle memory. Now we know how are brains work with the new Jiu-Jitsu skill you are trying to integrate into your game.

Remember the country road analogy next time you are working on a technique that is giving you trouble, you are on a rough trail and building a super highway alone is no easy work but your brain is amazing and extremely capable complex computer, so no worries!

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The relationship between that spider guard sweep and a monkey eating breakfast cereal???

monkeyScientists are always looking for how the brain works, they often do this by using our closest relative the Chimpanzee.  Scientists set out to make their chimp subjects eat with spoons correctly.  The chimps were only able to properly use the spoon 1 out of 8 tries but after 700 attempts the Chimp was able to use the spoon properly each time every time. What happened here? The practice the monkey made wrapped myelin around the nerve producing the ability until it became a super-highway skill.  So where does this relate to Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu?  If a monkey can eat with a spoon you can hit that spider guard technique.  It’s That simple.