Daily blog #94

The celebrity’s Martial Art – Is BJJ quickly becoming the combat art of the stars? You decide! Here are a few well known practitioners of the gentle art who receive a variety of benefits! Guy Ritchie talks about Jiu Jitsu and training and spars with the legendary Roger Gracie. Jonah hill gets trolled by ChanningContinue reading “Daily blog #94”

Daily blog #83

It’s not what you know, but what you can prove – There’s an old saying “those who can’t do, teach”, it was one of those things that seemed cool or funny to say but in actuality couldn’t be farther than the truth. While there may be some truth to that statement, in the case ofContinue reading “Daily blog #83”

Daily blog #77

The juice is worth the squeeze Today I received an MRI on my elbow that was injured in my previous fight. My third in the past three years. For whatever reason, the hum of the machine always puts me in a lull that has me snooozing in minutes. Maybe halfway through the process, for theContinue reading “Daily blog #77”

Daily blog #76

Ever so often we are faced with the reality of fear. In our kids BJJ class it might be their very first lesson which has them bawling their eyes out before they even step on the mat. Understandably going into a brand new environment at that age with over a dozen new faces, many ofContinue reading “Daily blog #76”

Daily blog #75

Outwork everyone My typical day starts with my alarm at 330am, a cold shower, 20 minutes of language, Wim Hof breathing routine, 32oz of water, coffee and 15-20 minutes of reading (currently Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill). Then I pack my things for the day into a gym bag and a work bagContinue reading “Daily blog #75”

Daily blog #71

Fear It’s hard to believe how quickly we are coming up to blog post #100. Time really does fly! 70 blog posts ago I embarked on this challenge to post daily for many reasons which I won’t go into. Not long before that I recall a conversation with my brother where I stated that vloggingContinue reading “Daily blog #71”

Daily blog #70

The best BJJ student One of the hardest things as a lifelong practitioner of any given skill is to maintain what we in the Jiu Jitsu community know as a “white belt mentality”. This can be described as the ideal mindset for growth where one is motivated simply by the desire to become better. OftentimesContinue reading “Daily blog #70”

Daily blog #68

Motivation, discipline and accountability Some days, like today for me, we aren’t really feeling it yet we still have to get up and go to work, the gym, work on stuff etc. A good friend and mentor once told me “motivation gets you started and discipline keeps you going” but what happens when you areContinue reading “Daily blog #68”

Daily blog # 67

The danger of early success As humans, we not only derive great satisfaction from our own success but through that of our friends or loved ones. At Team Hargett through both the Athlete Perfomance division and Jiu Jitsu we are blessed to be apart of the lives of some very talented individuals who are achievingContinue reading “Daily blog # 67”

Daily blog #66

Your most important weapon Many are aware of the fact that the mind is your most powerful tool. In BJJ you learn that the position of your opponents head greatly determines what their body is able to do both offensively and defensively speaking. In the Kids Jiu Jitsu classes we teach them that the bodyContinue reading “Daily blog #66”