Favorite new (to me) YouTube channel. Hypnotizing.
The other day after I was taking a round off during open mat and talking to one of my favorite training partners about a visitor we were training with that day who was absolutely wreckingContinue reading
For the past month or so I’ve been given the opportunity to come to the gym on Friday mornings for two hours of BJJ training. For the first hour, you get to drill exactly whatContinue reading
Love them both. Here’s why.
Dang it. A few weeks ago we were in Walmart and I noticed they were selling Levi’s blue jeans. Not just selling them, but selling them at Walmart prices. Like, $25 a pair for someContinue reading
;TLDR Version Ran much faster than I thought I would (1:20:05) Ran almost as fast as I could have–made a couple of small mistakes that probably cost me some time. Still love this race. StillContinue reading
Another BJJ revelation the other day. Surprise surprise. I really like Coach Frank’s teaching style and the cool stuff he shows us. But as I was struggling through my 6th or so inverted rotation fromContinue reading
Stage I “Why can’t I unlock my machine?” Because I’m typing the password I used previously (Stage IV-ing it) and hitting enter before remembering it was changed Stage II “Uh…hang on.” Remembering that you changedContinue reading
I’ve always been very uncomfortable rolling with Dave. Not that he makes me uncomfortable or anything. It’s just that everything I do seems to be wrong. It’s like it’s a really big mistake to layContinue reading
Last night I happened on a couple of entries from my personal journal that made me chuckle a little. It’s crazy how much your life can change based on what seem like small occurrences andContinue reading
I’m not a Muay Thai guy, but it was really cool to get to go to a seminar with THE Muay Thai guy! One thing I love about Off The Grid BJJ is the steadyContinue reading
TL;DR Version… Years and years of training have paid off. I’m happy I still know how to run mentally, even when the physical part isn’t there. My cardio is really good, but my legs weren’tContinue reading
What was I trying to accomplish? Improved Ezekiel chokes (execute 5x on ranked opponents) Improved endurance Improved flexibility/mobility What went well? I still can’t say enough good things about The Grapplers Guide. There’s a treasureContinue reading
Half marathon in 8 days. Haven’t really trained. Longest run I’ve done is 8 miles, and that was 2 or 3 weeks ago. Race day is going to hurt. If I go run long thisContinue reading
What was I trying to accomplish? Focus on better gripping (and other fundamentals) Improve conditioning Improve mobility/flexibility What went well? Mostly, just saw some really good information, not just on grips (which is whatContinue reading