Does a Black Belt Automatically Qualify Someone to Teach Jiu-jitsu?

Jon Wagner is a BJJ black belt that has been training for more than 15 years. After completing the Gracie Instructor Certification Program (ICP) he reflects on his journey and some of the shocking realizations he has had over years. Whether you currently teach jiu-jitsu, or you’re thinking about embarking on the instructor path, you’ll want to hear everything he has to say.

Question: Does a Black Belt automatically qualify someone to teach jiu-jitsu?

A) Yes
B) No

Why or why not?

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By | 2017-02-09T11:06:05+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Gracie Breakdown|

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