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Archive Monthly Archives: May 2019

What isn’t measured isn’t improved

#TrueTalkTuesdays 42 “What isn’t measured isn’t improved.” Unknown So the first two pictures are from today, the last two from about 3 weeks ago. I should have been taking pictures from the beginning 6 months ago, but oh well. I have been taking body measurements though. Neck is 17″, up from 16″, chest is 43″, […]

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When should you lie?

#TrueTalkTuesdays 41 “Every lie is two lies, the lie we tell others and the lie we tell ourselves to justify it.” Robert Brault Let’s face it – people lie. Big lies, little lies, deceptive speech, lies of omission, and everything in between. Some lies are very well calculated, others just flow out freely without a […]

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Far Knee Block Problems and Chaining

The Under Hook is my favorite wrestling clinch with the Far Knee Block being my favorite take down. I have won big matches using it, like in the ADCC World Championships 2009 against Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu. It is relatively low risk technique, with a high reward. That being said, there are a lot of misconceptions […]

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Knowing what NOT to do can be more important for survival

#TrueTalkTuesdays 40 “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” Michael Porter Yesterday I shared a video breakdown of what Rose Namajunas did wrong when using the Kimura against Jessica Andrade in the UFC 237 main event. What you might not have known was that Rose used the Kimura multiple times throughout the […]

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UFC 237: Rose Namajunas Kimura Mistakes

Here is a video breakdown of the errors and solutions with the Kimura that “Thug” Rose Namajunas used Against Andrade at UFC 237. My girlfriend is not trained and much smaller than me, so you have to pardon the clunkiness in the execution. But, I highlighted the two big mistakes Rose made so you don’t […]

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Two Chances To Train With Me Coming Up

I have a couple of retreats coming up in the next few months, so if you ever wanted to train with me – this is the best opportunity. Not to mention either trip will make a killer vacation. First up, we have 1 spot left for our 7 Day BJJ Retreat in Costa Rica going […]

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Slow Cooking To Remove Soreness?

#TrueTalkTuesdays 39 “Funny how quickly the mind moves, but how slowly time does when you’re in pain.” Josephine Angelini, Trial by Fire So if you have been following me, you know that I have been doing work on my health and fitness. Between physical therapy, walking, jogging, weight training, and diet – I have been […]

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