A good jiu-jitsu instructor should have a deep understanding of the art and be able to effectively teach techniques and principles to students. In addition, a good instructor should:
- Be patient and able to break down techniques for students of all levels.
- Be able to provide clear and concise explanations and demonstrate techniques effectively.
- Be able to adapt their teaching style to the needs and learning styles of individual students.
- Be able to create a safe and welcoming training environment.
- Have good communication skills and be able to provide feedback and guidance to students in a constructive manner.
- Have good interpersonal skills and be able to build positive relationships with students.
- Have a good reputation within the jiu-jitsu community and be respected by other instructors and practitioners.