Ask a Black Belt - Jiu Jitsu Podcast

151. Should instructor be ready for class?

January 28, 2024 Thomas Rozdzynski
151. Should instructor be ready for class?
Ask a Black Belt - Jiu Jitsu Podcast
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Ask a Black Belt - Jiu Jitsu Podcast
151. Should instructor be ready for class?
Jan 28, 2024
Thomas Rozdzynski

In this conversation, Thomas discusses the importance of instructor preparation in Jiu-Jitsu classes. He emphasizes that instructors have a responsibility to benefit their students and that being prepared is crucial for students to make progress. Thomas also highlights the distinction between knowing Jiu-Jitsu and knowing how to teach it, emphasizing the importance of teaching skills. He encourages instructors to reflect on what they will teach and how they will present the information to ensure student success. Thomas concludes by discussing the impact of unprepared instructors and the benefits of structured teaching methods.

Takeaways
Instructors should be prepared for their classes to benefit their students and ensure they are not wasting their time.
Knowing Jiu-Jitsu does not automatically mean knowing how to teach it. Teaching skills are separate and essential.
Instructors have a responsibility to project information effectively and keep students engaged and interested.
Unprepared instructors can negatively impact students' learning and overall experience.

Chapters
00:00- The Importance of Instructor Preparation
01:20 - Teaching Jiu-Jitsu vs. Knowing Jiu-Jitsu
02:18 - The Responsibility of Instructors
03:14 - Questioning the Facility and Organization
04:12 - Reflecting on What to Teach
05:10 - The Role of an Instructor
06:37 - The Impact of an Unprepared Instructor
07:37 - Structured Teaching vs. Chaotic Teaching
08:06 - The Different Ways of Presenting Information

Ask me questions on IG @rozdzynskibjj, I will personally respond to you and record the episode with an official answer.

Links you need to check out:
www.rolacademy.tv
www.therolradio.com

Show Notes

In this conversation, Thomas discusses the importance of instructor preparation in Jiu-Jitsu classes. He emphasizes that instructors have a responsibility to benefit their students and that being prepared is crucial for students to make progress. Thomas also highlights the distinction between knowing Jiu-Jitsu and knowing how to teach it, emphasizing the importance of teaching skills. He encourages instructors to reflect on what they will teach and how they will present the information to ensure student success. Thomas concludes by discussing the impact of unprepared instructors and the benefits of structured teaching methods.

Takeaways
Instructors should be prepared for their classes to benefit their students and ensure they are not wasting their time.
Knowing Jiu-Jitsu does not automatically mean knowing how to teach it. Teaching skills are separate and essential.
Instructors have a responsibility to project information effectively and keep students engaged and interested.
Unprepared instructors can negatively impact students' learning and overall experience.

Chapters
00:00- The Importance of Instructor Preparation
01:20 - Teaching Jiu-Jitsu vs. Knowing Jiu-Jitsu
02:18 - The Responsibility of Instructors
03:14 - Questioning the Facility and Organization
04:12 - Reflecting on What to Teach
05:10 - The Role of an Instructor
06:37 - The Impact of an Unprepared Instructor
07:37 - Structured Teaching vs. Chaotic Teaching
08:06 - The Different Ways of Presenting Information

Ask me questions on IG @rozdzynskibjj, I will personally respond to you and record the episode with an official answer.

Links you need to check out:
www.rolacademy.tv
www.therolradio.com