Daily blog #38

Give to get Jiu Jitsu, like life is full of ups and downs. Recently I’ve been trying to change some of my habits in the way I fight which can result in me struggling with lower belt levels. In one of my later rounds when I was tired, there was a situation where I startContinue reading “Daily blog #38”

Daily blog #33

Do it for the thrill Today I applied to be on the Fight 2 Win BJJ card in Austin, Texas on July 10th. I hadn’t planned to fight until August but my brother, who is scheduled to fight in that event suggested it and I agreed. Shortly after applying, I was greeted by the excitementContinue reading “Daily blog #33”

Daily blog #30

Food means family Yesterday after my sixteenth training session for the week I indulged in the best sandwich in the world (sandwiches actually =P) at TKB (The Kids Business) in Indio, California not ten minutes from my academy. On my way there, my friend and I were joking that eating good food would be ourContinue reading “Daily blog #30”

Daily blog #27

Fuel to the fire It feels like yesterday was the day I started doing a daily blog which makes it hard to believe tomorrow will be my 40th blog post. It’s fascinating how quickly time can slip by. A quote comes to mind by one of the Greek philosophers, Seneca or Marcus Aurelius, that IContinue reading “Daily blog #27”

Daily blog #25

The BJJ Divide If you live in the year 2020, you’ve probably heard of Jiu Jitsu. It is one of the most successful systems of self defense out there that revolutionized our understanding of fighting in the UFC (cagefighting) about 30 years ago. Yet, for a method of combat that wields such a degree ofContinue reading “Daily blog #25”

Daily blog #24

Gold is in the heart Over the course of the weekend some of the core members and I went shooting. We had a blast, no pun intended, getting outside for some sun seemed to be the perfect follow up to our morning Jiu Jitsu training. Later that day we watched my good friend Victor HugoContinue reading “Daily blog #24”

Daily blog #20

Longevity in Jiu Jitsu Are you an avid BJJ practitioner? If you love Jiu Jitsu, you’ve searched endlessly for anything that will keep you in the game longer. The problem is that with all the misinformation out there, you are left with conflicting advice that paralyzes you. Say no more, these 5 guidelines below willContinue reading “Daily blog #20”

Daily blog #15

Fridays are for fighting, family & food TGIF! Or so they say… The only day of the week accompanied by a natural feeling of excitement. Weekend getaways, the end of a work or school week, seeing friends or maybe it’s the only time you have to exercise or spend time with your family.. For manyContinue reading “Daily blog #15”

Daily blog #4

Learning Courage from the White Belt In the world of Jiu Jitsu you will find countless stories of empowerment from bullied kids to women who have been assaulted and OG’s (older men) and everything in between. Yet as proven as Jiu Jitsu is as a martial art in the highest levels of combat (UFC) toContinue reading “Daily blog #4”