#146 Problems present opportunity

Last week I dislocated my big toe (or at least that’s my best description of what it feels like), it potentially may even be Turf Toe but short of an MRI I won’t know, which may not be for some time. When it first happened, my thoughts immediately shifted to my tournament on November 14Continue reading “#146 Problems present opportunity”

The return of IBJJF #111

We kicked off the weekend with the IBJJF (International Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation) Austin Open, the organization’s first tournament since Covid-19. Six Blades Jiu Jitsu also claimed it’s first IBJJF medals finishing 7th overall with Professor Xande leading a small batch of competitors mainly from the Texas area (Team Rabadi, Team Tooke, Six Blades Austin)Continue reading “The return of IBJJF #111”

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”

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”