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Jiu Jitsu (In a neck-shell)


Someone in class has been consistent in asking me about submissions.  For the last two weeks it has been, “I need more submissions”.  I insure them that needing more submissions probably isn’t the case.  They disagreed so we rolled.  After

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Jiu Jitsu (In a neck-shell)


Someone in class has been consistent in asking me about submissions.  For the last two weeks it has been, “I need more submissions”.  I insure them that needing more submissions probably isn’t the case.  They disagreed so we rolled.  After

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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

"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

"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

The Sylvio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Nerves (What You Fail To Be)


Well, if you’re an avid reader of this blog, you should know that John Valentine and I are testing in front of Master Sylvio Behring for our purple belts on April 29th.  Sylvio once told me in a seminar that

The Sylvio Behring Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Purple Belt Nerves (What You Fail To Be)


Well, if you’re an avid reader of this blog, you should know that John Valentine and I are testing in front of Master Sylvio Behring for our purple belts on April 29th.  Sylvio once told me in a seminar that

BJJ on an enormous crossword puzzle

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

BJJ on an enormous crossword puzzle

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

mike hermosillo scott vincent hidden valley mma

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

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

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

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