Probably Get Some Heat For This…

Slow is smooth, smooth is fast. Teaching the white belt class tonight, I said it more than times than I remember. How many times have we all tried to power through a move, forget a piece of the equation that

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Frames – Not Just For Pretty Pictures.

Over the years, I’ve changed my game drastically. I used to love passing loose, and use my athletic ability to pass guard, go for subs, attempt to hang with the young-ins. Well as much as a 250+ man can anyways.

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Teaching Yourself How To Suck Less

Depending on your level, teaching is one of the pillars of growing as a Grappler. Teaching is learning twice. If you have had the chance to read “Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell you are already familiar with 10,000 hours and perfect

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Can’t Unsee: How Racism In Politics Colored My View of the Welterweight Title

I’ve been out of the sports writing game for a little over two years now- having made the Faustian bargain called “adulthood” where I spend so much energy at work that I can’t dedicate myself to the things I really

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Eat Fresh-ish: Only 50% Chicken DNA in Subway’s “Oven-Roasted Chicken”

Your options for lunch are limited so you make the best of a “meh” situation and go to Subway. After all, you saw an ad where that one guy lost a lot of weight. Sure, he turned out to be

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First Time Poster Long Time Grappler

It’s 9:53pm on a Wednesday. I finished Jiu Jitsu around 8:30, sat out the last hour, tired. But I sparred today. First time in almost two years. I didn’t last the whole round, five minutes out of six. Lack of

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