#174 You never know

It’s 6:25AM in the Atlanta airport as I stand in a never ending line to go through the TSA checkpoint before boarding my flight to LAX where I’ll drive the two hours back to my home in the Coachella Valley. My flight just began boarding and at the rate this line is moving, I’m startingContinue reading “#174 You never know”

#174 You never know

It’s 6:25AM in the Atlanta airport as I stand in a never ending line to go through the TSA checkpoint before boarding my flight to LAX. My flight just began boarding and at the rate this line is moving, I’m starting to worry I’ll miss my flight. I stop thinking about myself for a secondContinue reading “#174 You never know”

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 #54

Are you sure? In Jiu Jitsu, there are very few things that can be said with absolute certainty. Meaning that there are rules in Martial Arts such as keeping your hands up in a fight as opposed to below your waist. This would make sense even to the untrained individual and it would in mostContinue reading “Daily blog #54”

Daily blog #44

Fighting life Today punctuates an unbelievable weekend of fighting starting Friday with my brother and I in the Fight 2 Win BJJ event in Austin. Yesterday (Saturday) UFC 251 was held on Fight Island in Abu Dhabi, an amazing card headlined by Jorge Masvidal against the defending champion Kamaru Usman. Third Coast Grappling also hadContinue reading “Daily blog #44”

Daily blog #35

Beware of false prophets We are living in an age of information that is truly remarkable, never has knowledge been able to travel as far and at as fast a rate, something that has only increased in the last decade. However, there are some downsides, one of which is the spread of information that hasContinue reading “Daily blog #35”

Silence is peace.

There’s an idea circulating right now that is denigrating one of our basic rights as Americans. Freedom of speech, since silence is apparently a statement in itself. There is a great quote “better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt”, ironically enough these words came from AbrahamContinue reading “Silence is peace.”