Many new practitioners in BJJ often ask what things can be done in order to have the strength to train longer. After one round some may find themselves breathing heavily, sweating profusely, and physically drained. Another round?! How do these guys do it?!
Patience. The ability to train longer and with more intensity comes with time. Our bodies have been conditioned over many years to train this way. In the beginning it’s important to focus on some basic fundamentals of not only technique but the fundamentals of HOW TO TRAIN.
Check out this great article from Revolution in Richmond Virginia! They provide some insight on how to increase your mat time.