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61: Justin Hoeppner: Creative Paths Through Art and Jiu-Jitsu

April 16, 2024 BJJ Mat Times
61: Justin Hoeppner: Creative Paths Through Art and Jiu-Jitsu
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BJJ Mat Times
61: Justin Hoeppner: Creative Paths Through Art and Jiu-Jitsu
Apr 16, 2024
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Ever wonder about the intertwining paths of creative passion and martial discipline?  From the mats of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to the vulnerable showcase of a gallery wall, we traverse a diverse landscape of experiences, reflecting on the camaraderie and shared experiences that have shaped us along the way.

This time around, we peel back the curtains on the struggle with self-promotion, examining the connections viewers forge with artwork and the tranquility that inspiration from nature can instill in life. We also share stories from the Jiu-Jitsu journey—haircuts included!—revealing the personal development that occurs from white belt to black and how the martial art can become a catalyst for community, teaching, and transformation.

Justin doesn't shy away from the grittier details, discussing the ever-evolving learning process and how teaching Jiu-Jitsu can be an entry into a new level of understanding. As we dissect the balance between fundamental and innovative techniques, you'll gain insight into how age and mat experience shape a more strategic approach to the sport. Discover the parallels between the discipline required in Jiu-Jitsu and and how we approach life.  Join us as we look toward the future with an open mind for change and the growth it promises to bring.

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Ever wonder about the intertwining paths of creative passion and martial discipline?  From the mats of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu to the vulnerable showcase of a gallery wall, we traverse a diverse landscape of experiences, reflecting on the camaraderie and shared experiences that have shaped us along the way.

This time around, we peel back the curtains on the struggle with self-promotion, examining the connections viewers forge with artwork and the tranquility that inspiration from nature can instill in life. We also share stories from the Jiu-Jitsu journey—haircuts included!—revealing the personal development that occurs from white belt to black and how the martial art can become a catalyst for community, teaching, and transformation.

Justin doesn't shy away from the grittier details, discussing the ever-evolving learning process and how teaching Jiu-Jitsu can be an entry into a new level of understanding. As we dissect the balance between fundamental and innovative techniques, you'll gain insight into how age and mat experience shape a more strategic approach to the sport. Discover the parallels between the discipline required in Jiu-Jitsu and and how we approach life.  Join us as we look toward the future with an open mind for change and the growth it promises to bring.

Navigating Art, Self-Promotion, and Growth
Jiu Jitsu Fundamentals and Strategy
The Meaning of Sharing Jiu Jitsu
Embracing Growth and Community in Jiu Jitsu