Many sides of BJJ

Last week I met up with a teammate to do some supplemental drilling and sparring and we got onto the subject of the various games at our particular gym.  When I stop to think about it, it just baffles me. While there may be some similarities every single person in our gym plays a drastically … Continue reading

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Teaching in BJJ: What are your methods?

Well I can officially mark teaching a Kid’s and Adult BJJ class off my bucket list.  Thanks to work and summer classes my presence is waning with the kids class but for the past few months especially I was a regular staple and got to lead a few classes.  The kids are fun and refreshing.  … Continue reading

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Have no fear Luiz Palhares Knee on Belly details are here

First I greatly apologize for the lag in posts. My finals week was last week and I had no time for anything and believe me when I say I made time for Jiu Jitsu.  This weekend I’m competing at Grapplers Quest and mentally this is the best I’ve felt, technically I’m feeling pretty good.  I always … Continue reading

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Just want to share the BJJ love

You know that weird restless,unsettled feeling in your belly you get the morning of a tournament, fight, or wedding? Well I’ve had that feeling that last few days because Tonight’s the night. Tonight is our first women’s class and my nervousness has now surpassed my excitement. I think it’s the whole “their thoughts and future … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Womens Classes in Bowling Green,Ky

Shannon and myself are really excited to be teaching Bowling Green Brazilian Jiu Jitsu & Judo’s first Womens BJJ class this friday (Sept 9) from 7pm-8pm. Due to conflicting schedules it had taken a little longer than usual to get it started but  now we have a couple of girls interested and I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Autopilot

It has been weeks since I’ve last blogged but i can report several recent developments. First and foremost I’ve spent all of my free time preparing for my Amateur MMA debut this Saturday August 13 at Hardrock MMA 39.  I”m not exactly sure who my opponent will be because of weight class stuff but I do know that there are … Continue reading

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Freeballin

To cup or not To Cup..that is the question Monday I got to class pretty late (I’ve been walking more lately but i’m a slow walker go figure). Got there in time to see a few sweeps from joe. Despite my grumpy bear attitude i rolled pretty well. Hit one of the advanced spider guard sweeps josh showed me … Continue reading

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Sick Kimuras, Cobrinha, & Rampage rants

Thursday’s gi class went great…a little rocky for me at first but great overall.  I got to class late so i missed the warm ups and I assume most of the techniques but I got there just in time to see Josh showing a pretty cool way to get on top while someone’s trying to … Continue reading

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The only exception

It’s a beautiful day today and I’m happy to say..well that I’m happy-er than I was yesterday, or the day before, or the day before.  My flame for jiujitsu is reignited and I can only hope for the best now. I’ll start with how my flame got its flicker back. Usually when the going gets tough I get … Continue reading

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Red head stepchild

The numbers are dwindling at the gym lately.  The ones I used to be ever so pumped to trained with are making rare appearances at the gym these days.  I suppose the weather has something to do with it, why train when you have the opportunity to be with your friends and family…right?? Well the … Continue reading

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