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9 Laws To Improve Your Jiu Jitsu Game


Improving your Jiu jitsu game is a never-ending quest – like trying to find someone who eye fucks me more sexily than Wes Welker.  So, I’m always on the lookout for ways to improve mine.  The Art of War helped me in ways, and because of

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9 Laws To Improve Your Jiu Jitsu Game


Improving your Jiu jitsu game is a never-ending quest – like trying to find someone who eye fucks me more sexily than Wes Welker.  So, I’m always on the lookout for ways to improve mine.  The Art of War helped me in ways, and because of

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“The Art of War” …In Terms of Jiu Jitsu


For those that don’t know, The Art of War is a book by Sun Tzu that has endured many translations and is used as a reference in many countries for senior managers of companies.  The reason for this is that

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“The Art of War” …In Terms of Jiu Jitsu


For those that don’t know, The Art of War is a book by Sun Tzu that has endured many translations and is used as a reference in many countries for senior managers of companies.  The reason for this is that

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Advice From The Best Samurai Ever


When asking yourself, “Who is the greatest Samurai ever?” there is only one answer – Miyamoto Musashi, he is widely regarded as the best Samurai that has ever lived.   Not including any wars, he is believed to be undefeated in challenges

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Advice From The Best Samurai Ever


When asking yourself, “Who is the greatest Samurai ever?” there is only one answer – Miyamoto Musashi, he is widely regarded as the best Samurai that has ever lived.   Not including any wars, he is believed to be undefeated in challenges

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Weak Point Training In Jiu Jitsu – It Isn’t That Bad


Last Friday was the 13th.  It was also one of the best days of rolling I’ve had in a while…go figure. With school and work (and injuries) lately, my jitz time has really taken a back seat to that bastard

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Weak Point Training In Jiu Jitsu – It Isn’t That Bad


Last Friday was the 13th.  It was also one of the best days of rolling I’ve had in a while…go figure. With school and work (and injuries) lately, my jitz time has really taken a back seat to that bastard

How To Beat A Stronger Opponent


Everyone has heard that Jiu Jitsu is the art the levels the playing field between big and small people.  If you’re into BJJ, you’ve also heard an argument that’s something like, “Well, if you both know jiu jitsu, the advantage goes back to

How To Beat A Stronger Opponent


Everyone has heard that Jiu Jitsu is the art the levels the playing field between big and small people.  If you’re into BJJ, you’ve also heard an argument that’s something like, “Well, if you both know jiu jitsu, the advantage goes back to

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5 MORE Insane Internet Pictures (Graded By Me)


I must admit…I had a blast writing the first “*Insane Internet Image Grading”, which you can see here. So much so, that I’ve decided to take this one-step further, by actually letting the internet choose the phrase for the picture, and again choosing

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5 MORE Insane Internet Pictures (Graded By Me)


I must admit…I had a blast writing the first “*Insane Internet Image Grading”, which you can see here. So much so, that I’ve decided to take this one-step further, by actually letting the internet choose the phrase for the picture, and again choosing

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The Difference Between Blue Belt And Purple In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


There is a difference between blue and purple belts…a big one.  Being a fresh purple belt, I can’t tell you what it’s like to be a purple just yet, but I know what made me one…flow and confidence. As a

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The Difference Between Blue Belt And Purple In Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


There is a difference between blue and purple belts…a big one.  Being a fresh purple belt, I can’t tell you what it’s like to be a purple just yet, but I know what made me one…flow and confidence. As a

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Top 5 Badass Martial Arts Movie Stars From The 70′s And 80′s


For those in their 30′s, you’ll understand.  For those who are older, you’ll probably pay no mind, and for those younger than 30, well…prepare to be schooled on the most badass kung-fu / ninja / karate / Choo-choo and woo-woo

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Top 5 Badass Martial Arts Movie Stars From The 70′s And 80′s


For those in their 30′s, you’ll understand.  For those who are older, you’ll probably pay no mind, and for those younger than 30, well…prepare to be schooled on the most badass kung-fu / ninja / karate / Choo-choo and woo-woo

K3 to R2; KP1 to Q3; Q2 to R1 SUBMIT-mate (that was stupid)

Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Chess, It’s Growing Up


So you hear all the time that Jiu Jitsu is like chess….I agree to an extent, as long as you’re referring to strategy. But if you think about it, the rules are fairly different.  For instance, I was in the

K3 to R2; KP1 to Q3; Q2 to R1 SUBMIT-mate (that was stupid)

Jiu Jitsu Isn’t Chess, It’s Growing Up


So you hear all the time that Jiu Jitsu is like chess….I agree to an extent, as long as you’re referring to strategy. But if you think about it, the rules are fairly different.  For instance, I was in the

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My Critique of Insane Internet Pictures


I’ve decided to come up with a formula (verb – noun – noun) and type it into search engines.  I will take the most interesting photo from the fist page and analyze it…you know, like an art lover but with the

"Cry, child!"

My Critique of Insane Internet Pictures


I’ve decided to come up with a formula (verb – noun – noun) and type it into search engines.  I will take the most interesting photo from the fist page and analyze it…you know, like an art lover but with the

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Five Of The Greatest Movies Found In The $5 Bin


There is no need for television programs with the amount of movies out there.  But with blue-ray and new dvd prices, it’s borderline ridiculous to buy movies now that you can rent them for a buck through any box outside

"If done properly, no can defense"

Five Of The Greatest Movies Found In The $5 Bin


There is no need for television programs with the amount of movies out there.  But with blue-ray and new dvd prices, it’s borderline ridiculous to buy movies now that you can rent them for a buck through any box outside

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The Finer Points And Tips For The Triangle Choke (Sankaku Jime)


The triangle is one of those chokes in Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that everyone loves…unless you’re caught in it and you try desperately to “answer the phone” before taking an ill-planned nap.  There are many reasons to love the

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The Finer Points And Tips For The Triangle Choke (Sankaku Jime)


The triangle is one of those chokes in Judo and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu that everyone loves…unless you’re caught in it and you try desperately to “answer the phone” before taking an ill-planned nap.  There are many reasons to love the

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Your Instructor Knows You Have To Lose


If you’ve ever heard the term “quicksand”, used in competition, you know what I’m talking about…you lose once, no big deal.  Lose again, you think it’s just a bad couple of months…lose again…uh-oh…something is wrong…then you think instead of react

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Your Instructor Knows You Have To Lose


If you’ve ever heard the term “quicksand”, used in competition, you know what I’m talking about…you lose once, no big deal.  Lose again, you think it’s just a bad couple of months…lose again…uh-oh…something is wrong…then you think instead of react

REACT TO ME!

My Favorite Choke: The Okuri-Eri-Jime (Bow and Arrow to you Jiu Jitsu cats)


Ok, so check this out, compliments of The Human Weapon: This is the Okuri-Eri-Jime.  It’s my favorite choke.  Note the grey guy with his left leg over the other grey guy’s waist.  Also note the expression on the grey guy’s face. 

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My Favorite Choke: The Okuri-Eri-Jime (Bow and Arrow to you Jiu Jitsu cats)


Ok, so check this out, compliments of The Human Weapon: This is the Okuri-Eri-Jime.  It’s my favorite choke.  Note the grey guy with his left leg over the other grey guy’s waist.  Also note the expression on the grey guy’s face. 

"Eh? Eh?  haha, gotcha muthafucka!"

I Know Everything About You (The 5 Handshakes That Give It Away)


The dumbest thing you can do in war is give yourself away.  Give away your position, your intentions, your gun (duh)…you’re done.  It’s war, man.  So why on Earth would you give something away about yourself without the need to?

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I Know Everything About You (The 5 Handshakes That Give It Away)


The dumbest thing you can do in war is give yourself away.  Give away your position, your intentions, your gun (duh)…you’re done.  It’s war, man.  So why on Earth would you give something away about yourself without the need to?

Jiu-Jitsu Educational Roll vs. Respect vs. Losses


What is rolling?  Rolling is a way to develop your game in real world situations, that’s it.  There are two kinds: Educational roll: Rolling when the higher-level “roller” is helping you out Rolling in general: Kicking ass Here’s the difference:

Jiu-Jitsu Educational Roll vs. Respect vs. Losses


What is rolling?  Rolling is a way to develop your game in real world situations, that’s it.  There are two kinds: Educational roll: Rolling when the higher-level “roller” is helping you out Rolling in general: Kicking ass Here’s the difference:

Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Progressive Guard (Pass)


Ok, time is getting closer to my test…here is a demonstration of the Sylvio Behring Progressive guard system…or as they say in Swahili, “Some badass shit.” (Props to John Valentine, Don Newman and me (halfway through)). Ok ok, I jumped

Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Progressive Guard (Pass)


Ok, time is getting closer to my test…here is a demonstration of the Sylvio Behring Progressive guard system…or as they say in Swahili, “Some badass shit.” (Props to John Valentine, Don Newman and me (halfway through)). Ok ok, I jumped

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Uchi Mata Tips (Mistakes I Make)


Yesterday I took 2nd in the Utah State Judo Championships.  I didn’t take first for one reason; I didn’t commit to my uchi-mata. Let me explain.  I took up Judo/Jiu-Jitsu nearly 3 years ago and finally have a wall nearing

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Uchi Mata Tips (Mistakes I Make)


Yesterday I took 2nd in the Utah State Judo Championships.  I didn’t take first for one reason; I didn’t commit to my uchi-mata. Let me explain.  I took up Judo/Jiu-Jitsu nearly 3 years ago and finally have a wall nearing

Here Comes The Purple (Uh-oh!)


So here’s the formula: 1 year = 52 weeks/2 = 104 weeks/ 2.5 years = 130 130 weeks x 4 hours per week (4 hours being the bare minimum for sake of the formula) = 520 hours 520 hours…that’s my

Here Comes The Purple (Uh-oh!)


So here’s the formula: 1 year = 52 weeks/2 = 104 weeks/ 2.5 years = 130 130 weeks x 4 hours per week (4 hours being the bare minimum for sake of the formula) = 520 hours 520 hours…that’s my

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Things Break, Suck It Up


In the last two years and some change, here is a list of injuries that I’ve suffered during Judo randori and BJJ tournaments and rolling: Torn trapezius Fractured rib Torqued (sprained) neck x 2 (yes, my guillotine defense needs work)

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Things Break, Suck It Up


In the last two years and some change, here is a list of injuries that I’ve suffered during Judo randori and BJJ tournaments and rolling: Torn trapezius Fractured rib Torqued (sprained) neck x 2 (yes, my guillotine defense needs work)

Pressure in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Pressure…not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when making a list of “Things I Enjoy Being Under”. Pressure is essential in Brazilian Jiu Jistu. At the time of this writing I’m a mid-level blue belt and am just

Pressure in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Pressure…not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when making a list of “Things I Enjoy Being Under”. Pressure is essential in Brazilian Jiu Jistu. At the time of this writing I’m a mid-level blue belt and am just

Pressure in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Pressure…not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when making a list of “Things I Enjoy Being Under”. Pressure is essential in Brazilian Jiu Jistu.  At the time of this writing I’m a mid-level blue belt and am just

Pressure in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu


Pressure…not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when making a list of “Things I Enjoy Being Under”. Pressure is essential in Brazilian Jiu Jistu.  At the time of this writing I’m a mid-level blue belt and am just