The Dilemma Principle

Early on in our Jiu-Jitsu careers, all of our attacks are linear, in an A to B attack formations. An example would be, Closed Guard to Arm Bar. When we get the submission, things are great. The issue comes when that first attack eventually fails and we feel we have no other contingency plans. ForContinue reading “The Dilemma Principle”

A Decade: Lessons Learned

I recently hit a decade of training Jiu-Jitsu, this accomplishment made me look back at my journey and the many lessons I’ve learned both personally and through others. My hope is that this resonates with some of you. Protect Yourself At All Times This is first as it’s the most important. My first goal inContinue reading “A Decade: Lessons Learned”

Review: Born A Champion

A friend and training partner suggested that I watch the movie “Born A Champion.” Initially, I responded with, is this like that Jiu-Jitsu movie that Nicolas Cage was in. He responded with, “No, I will never watch that dumpster fire..” After about a week, my wife and I watched it together and we both genuinelyContinue reading “Review: Born A Champion”