Iron sharpens iron #110

One of the hardest things in life is to simplify. Whether it is communicating, teaching Jiu Jitsu or creating a fitness program we find ourselves facing the same challenge. Ironically as I mention health I am also sitting in the drive-thru at my local In n Out burger ready to inhale a 4×4 and shakeContinue reading “Iron sharpens iron #110”

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 #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 #64

Passions are burdens Some days we wake up to find that the very thing we often enjoy, becomes a burden. Yes it could be discipline but maybe some days you don’t possess the energy to carry out your task. In my case this happens to be writing this very blog in the Austin airport. WhatContinue reading “Daily blog #64”

Daily blog #58

Warrior soul Beneath our skin lies a common feature deeper than blood and bone. It has brought us through the most challenging of times and the bloodiest of battles. An energy so strong that even to this day science does not know it’s full capacity. It is our fighting spirit, our will power, the gritContinue reading “Daily blog #58”

Daily blog #51

Hurt or injured? Ok so it turns out my elbow is pretty fucked up from the attempted shoulder lock this past Friday at Fight to Win BJJ. This is not all bad, in some ways it’s good. As a Martial Artist, you learn to develop a mindset of toughness that will teach you the differenceContinue reading “Daily blog #51”

Daily blog #50

Humility One of the most beneficial aspects of Martial Arts is it’s endless ability to humble you. In a matter of minutes you can go from feeling like you are the best in the world to wondering if you belong. There’s also a carnal aspect to fighting in which a single mistake resulting in ultimateContinue reading “Daily blog #50”