Ezekiel in the dark.

“Those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” ― George Bernard Shaw I haven't published anything in a while so this post if just going to be a quick anecdote from a recent (now a few weeks ago) NoGi Jiu Jitsu class in which I totally bullshitted an awesome choke. So I am sure …

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LOTR: The Fellowship of the Belt

Ways in which The Lord of The Rings is like Jiu Jitsu. NERD ALERT! This article may not be everyone's cup of tea...but it was sure fun to write. "Three Rings for the Elven-kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf-lords in their halls of stone, Nine for Mortal Men doomed to die, One for …

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April is for Front Headlocks

"Don't allow your opponent comfort and don't seek it yourself"- Unknown This month and most of last month I rolled exclusively NoGi and we have been doing a little bit of a wrestling focus in class recently. Shooting for take downs, single legs, front headlock and some freestyle wresting moves as well. There is a …

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The Pajama Jammer or the Spandex Scramble?

"do both and develop a game that’s somewhat transferable from gi to no gi"-Stephan Kesting Do you train in the traditional Kimono, the Gi, pajamas? Or do you prefer to train NoGi, head to toe in Spandex? Is one more practical for you? More accessible? More enjoyable? Where I train they offer both Gi and …

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