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Jiu-jitsu is tough on the body, and almost every practitioner carries some kind of injury. Rather than spending lots of money on therapists, a lot of the damage we do in the gym can be undone by some self-directed rehab.
One of the best forms of rehab for jiu-jitsu practitioners is yoga. It costs almost nothing (you can do it on the mats at the gym) and is easy for beginners to pick up.
Also, it actually benefits your jiu-jitsu. If you struggle to invert when playing guard, can’t re-pummel your legs or keep getting swept because your balance sucks, yoga can help all of the above.
Check out jiu-jitsu brown belt Sebastian Brosches’s videos below where he shows some sample yoga positions that you can start practicing today. For more like this, consider visiting Sebastian's site YogaforBJJ.