High 90s with full humidity- no one at class

Instructor left me a gym key (i know right!) to open a few days a week while hes in brazil

Class/open mat started 10 min ago... And not a soul here, just me. Was planning on just drilling today as the heat is unbearable. No ac in gym, just fans and windows

Any tips/stories for training in this oppressive weather? Phone Post 3.0

I would fucking be there! What I would give to have a real BJJ coach Phone Post 3.0

Im no coach... Just a forever blue belt with a key :). Phone Post 3.0

I would be happy with a committed sparring partner. I live in a small town where only people who train, drink beer six days a week and "trane UFC" the last day. Phone Post 3.0

we are also in some high 90s and humid conditions. we had 20 or so on the mat and everyone was gearing up for a big comp coming up....

I literally drank 1.5 gallons of water in one session.. forced myself to drink a ton every 10 minutes or so. also, I had a container of ice cubes that I would put in a towel after each hard roll, wet it w/ cold water and put over my neck and head. pouring cold water over head w/ a towel around my neck to catch run off. it reinvigorates you and gets you ready for the next "match".

I'm guessing part of the reason no one was there was because the coach was gone. Some people just don't want to come to class unless they get "credit" for it.

could be shen- but we have a pretty dedicated group of regulars, then the casuals, and then 1-2 guys who show up once every other month. 

they were afraid since ive been watching andre's guard dvd over and over!

Wimps Phone Post 3.0

I trained for a while at an old-school place that was always really hot (it was basically a warehouse with a metal roof, so it'd be like 100 degrees in there). They took pride in keeping the fans off and the doors closed. It was like it was a badge of honor to punish yourself. Anyway, I got heat exhaustion one day, and nearly passed out several times while driving home. After that I'd drink a ton of water for several hours before class, and an entire liter of coconut water right before stepping on the mat, and plenty of water between rounds. Even then it was brutal.

Some of my best training has been on days when the school was "closed" and a couple of us went in and just worked on stuff for a couple of hours. No "credit", but who cares- mat time is mat time Phone Post 3.0

I'm in a tropical country. It's always 100% humidity and always hot, like 80's and 90's. There are those that won't let temp get in their way of the training and then those who have to have perfect conditions.

For a while there was no ac at Renzos. The winter was absolutely horrible because all the hot water pipes in the ceiling had to have raised the temp to I don't even know what. Some people would just stop training. After we got AC I felt like I couldn't even break a sweat lol. Phone Post 3.0

almost every day in central texas..

Sounds like Guam weather.

My school has air, but I keep it set at 80. Then we have three fans. It's hot in there, but IMO not unbearable. I hate training in air conditioning. It's hard to get loosened up, etc..

Yesterday's open mat had a grand total of 3 including myself. Getting pretty frustrated with the piss poor turnout. People say "it's the weather..." But what about those of us that train year around and make no excuses? Phone Post

Yeah my buddy has a gym that I've seen at about 100 degrees in his gym. It's constantly above 90 in Georgia in summers. I show up and teach, I won't train gi or no gi in that crap unless I'm in camp and stuck there. Humidity is high as hell and one can barely breathe. He's had 2 locations this is the new one and its cooler than the old one. He just got a porta cool fan that you connect a hose too to help out. Taken him 7 years to get that. He really enjoys it, helps weed out non committed people. Simply angers me and I know it turns ppl away Phone Post 3.0

microbiologynerd - Instructor left me a gym key (i know right!) to open a few days a week while hes in brazil

Class/open mat started 10 min ago... And not a soul here, just me. Was planning on just drilling today as the heat is unbearable. No ac in gym, just fans and windows

Any tips/stories for training in this oppressive weather? Phone Post 3.0

We have unbearable heat during the summer time in Oklahoma. We don't have AC at the gym either. Even with three industrial size water fans the heat still hovers around 100 °F at times. Class size definitely drops a bit. I bring a cooler with ice cold water and Gatorade. I also will take a round or two off if needed and not feel guilty about it.Unfortunately the only answer is to suck it up and make the most of it. You might have your instructor look in on the water fan/mister things. Yaaaay! Phone Post

microbiologynerd - Instructor left me a gym key (i know right!) to open a few days a week while hes in brazil

Class/open mat started 10 min ago... And not a soul here, just me. Was planning on just drilling today as the heat is unbearable. No ac in gym, just fans and windows

Any tips/stories for training in this oppressive weather? Phone Post 3.0
You from fl? Hahaha Phone Post 3.0

nope- north of boston