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Nothing will ever be attempted if…

“Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must first be overcome.” -Samuel Johnson There is always someone out there that will tell you what you are doing is wrong. They will have many reasons as why you will fail. If you had to sit and answer each objection, you would never have time […]

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Video Review – High Mount Escapes

Hello everybody! I know I have been posting much later than usual, but my trip to Las Vegas made it difficult to post earlier – but not impossible 🙂 So for the first video review, I had a very good question about escaping from the high mount. This is a simple lesson that everyone can […]

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Have you Called in Sick?

All over the world people have called in sick to avoid a commitment, whether it is going to school, showing up to work, or meeting a friend. Is this person actually sick? They think they are not, but they are – they are infected with a terrible affliction known as excusitis. Making excuses is unhealthy […]

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Do you take risks?

We all take risks in life everyday. Every time you go outside you risk getting hit by a car, getting mugged on the street, or even bing struck by lightning. However, we do not consider someone who goes outside a risk taker. Why is that? Because, we have assessed these risks and have deemed them […]

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What Happens in Vegas…

I will be taking off tonight to Las Vegas to meet with some of the greatest minds in MMA. Whenever I travel, it is a challenge to my routine. The change of scenery, a new schedule, and my priority list all gets reorganized – making it hard to stick to what I have setup now, […]

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Simple Sunday Workout

Here is a very simple routine that I learned from one of my black belts, John Mangual. All you need is a pull up bar and a stop watch. If you do not have a pull up bar, find a wall or a fence you can climb. Rounds are 1 minute in duration. You have […]

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Birds of a Feather Flock Together

One of the quickest ways of changing your current situation is by changing the people you associate with. There is a reason why the best athletes come from the best camps surrounded by top talent. It is the same reason why people of wealth have their own social circles. It is said that your earning […]

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Stuck in the Past?

I know I have suffered from this in the past. I would lose a big tournament. Then, I would relive that fateful match and visualize all the different things that I could have done. After my first world championships, I played back my matches in my mind for months! All this did was make me […]

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Get your Questions Answered On Video

Yes, you can get your MMA questions answered by me in my new segment that I will be adding to my website. Your video can be asking me about advice with a certain technique you are doing, analyzing what you could have done better in a match you filmed, or my opinion on a certain […]

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Are You Getting Bored with MMA?

The first time you do anything it is very exciting. You are not quite sure what to expect, but you are anxious to experience whatever may come. Then once you get to it, you love it! It lights a fire in you and you feel the rush. When feeling the rush, you are super inspired […]

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