Inside the 2023 Instructors Training Camp – Pedagogy & Skill Building in BJJ
Empowering Instructors: A Deep Dive into Martial Arts Education and Skill Enhancement
The 2023 Instructors Training Camp, scheduled from December 14th to 16th, stands as a beacon of learning and advancement for martial arts instructors and enthusiasts. This camp promises a comprehensive blend of pedagogical theory and practical skill-building sessions, tailored to uplift the teaching and technical prowess of its participants. Let’s explore what each day offers:
Day 1: Thursday, December 14th
10 AM – Pedagogy in Martial Arts Modules I & II – Review
The camp kicks off with an insightful review of the first two modules in martial arts pedagogy. This session focuses on refining teaching methodologies, enhancing instructional skills, and understanding the learner’s perspective in martial arts.
3 PM – Leg Attacks / Heel Hooks Workshop
Diving into the specifics, this workshop covers the intricacies of leg attacks and heel hooks. It’s an invaluable opportunity for practitioners to gain hands-on experience and elevate their technical expertise in these fundamental combat techniques.
6 PM – Evolution of the Fundamentals in BJJ
This segment is a journey through the history and evolution of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (BJJ) fundamentals. It offers a unique blend of historical insights and practical applications, catering to both novices and veterans in BJJ.
Day 2: Friday, December 15th
10 AM – Pedagogy in Martial Arts Instruction III
Building on the previous day’s foundation, this session delves deeper into advanced strategies for martial arts instruction. It aims to equip instructors with innovative and effective teaching methods.
3 PM – How to Build and Sustain a Growth Mindset
Shifting focus to personal development, this part of the camp covers the vital concepts of SWOT analysis and the 5W2H approach. It’s designed to foster a growth mindset, crucial for both personal and professional development.
6 PM – Advanced BJJ – Brown/Black Belt Training
An exclusive session for advanced BJJ practitioners, particularly those holding brown and black belts. This high-intensity training is tailored to challenge and push the boundaries of experienced martial artists.
Day 3: Saturday, December 16th
12 PM – Shark Tank & Belt Graduation
A highlight of the camp, this session features the challenging Shark Tank ‘process’, followed by a belt graduation ceremony. It’s a time for participants to test their skills in a demanding setting and celebrate their progress and achievements.
4 PM – Integrated Combatives Workshop with Sayoc Tuhon Tom Kier (Optional)
The camp concludes with an optional, yet highly recommended workshop on integrated combatives led by the esteemed Sayoc Tuhon Tom Kier. This session offers a rare opportunity to learn from a renowned expert in the field. Participants can register at www.combativesworkshop.com.
The 2023 Instructors Training Camp is not just an event; it’s a transformative experience designed to empower martial arts instructors with enhanced pedagogical insights and sharpened combat skills. This camp is a must-attend for those committed to excelling in the art and science of martial arts instruction. Join us for this enriching journey to elevate your teaching and technical abilities to new heights.