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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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This is Why You Can’t Change Someone’s Mind With Facts

You’re arguing politics with a random stranger on the Internet, reasonably sharing facts that support your argument while asking for them to do the same. You can tell they’re getting irritated, and the further into the discussion you go, the

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Social Media BS: “Mommyjacking”

There’s a lot of hostility towards women on the Internet: from unsolicited pictures of a stranger’s genitals, to outright threats of rape for any woman that speaks out against inequality. But what’s worse is that women aren’t just on the

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Kali Tudo™ – Adapting Stick Fighting Techniques for the Ring

By: Marc “Crafty Dog” Denny A subset of this article appeared in the September, 2005 edition of Black Belt Magazine.  It is republished, here, at his request and with his permission Kali Tudo 5.1   I. Those motivated principally by

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Guess Which Country is Making ‘The Purge’ Legal

Bullshido isn’t exactly the State Department, but we’re going to issue a Travel Advisory for The Philippines anyway after its newly elected president, Rodrigo Duterte, has issued official statements not only condoning, but encouraging the public to go out and kill

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Curls: Why Do Any Other Lift?

Okay bro, look. There are only two reasons to lift weights: 1. To prepare yourself for a situation in which being strong is essential to your survival 2. To get into ladies’ pants. And since we live in the safest

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Manny Pacquiao: Gays Worse Than Animals

What do you do when your athletic career is over and you’re lining up a new career in politics? Well obviously, you start pandering to the religious hardliners for easy votes. In an interview with Filipino television, the former champion

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Getting Hit in the Head Increases Suicide Risk

It’s almost as if, getting kicked and punched is bad for you. There has been much ado in the media about traumatic brain injuries, especially with regards to professional football players. Canadian researchers recently published a study in which they demonstrated

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Five Hard Truths About Martial Arts you don’t want to believe…

Do you overestimate your fighting ability? This forum post by Plasma lays out the uncomfortable reality of your situation. The question is, will you pay attention and improve, or will you prefer to live in denial and continue to suck?

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