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Archive Monthly Archives: October 2019

Trick or Treat

#TrueTalkTuesdays 58 Every Halloween, kids dress up and go door to door saying, “Trick or Treat” in hopes of getting a big bag of candy to take home. But is it just about the candy? If it was, there are easier and quicker ways of getting candy. They could just go to the store and […]

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Blue Belt Silver Medalist > Black Belt

#TrueTalkTuesdays 57 Nick Rodriguez caused quite a stir when he took a silver medal in the 2019 ADCC World Championships as a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Blue Belt. Along the way, he defeated BJJ Black Belt World Champion and ADCC 2013 Absolute Champion Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu. So does that mean his blue belt is better than […]

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How to Stay Motivated

#TrueTalkTuesdays 56 Getting excited about something is easy – at first. Usually you get introduced to some new activity by chance and if it clicks for you, you are hooked! You start talking to everyone about it, dream about it, and make all of your free time revolve around it. But just as the excitement […]

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My Sprawl is an Avalanche that Crushes Everything below it

#TrueTalkTuesdays 55 One of the great sport psychology tools that I have used extensively throughout my career is morphism. What is morphism? Morphism is the act of conjuring a third party (person, object, or idea) and channeling their power to make you perform better. I’m not talking about using the dark arts to summon a […]

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A Reminder – Everyone is human

#TrueTalkTuesdays 54 After watching the 2019 ADCC Submission Wrestling World Championships, one is reminded that everyone is human. There are always upsets in each tournament that odds makers would never have expected. Spoilers ahead, proceed at your own risk 🙂 The featured image as just one of the upsets, with 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu product […]

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