Breadth VS Depth

A conversation sparked between some friends and industry leaders about ranking, degrees of black belts, and continued training in other programs. It brought up some great conversations around self defense, cross training, and what exactly pertains to testing. When I first started Krav Maga years ago, I wanted to be a 5th/6th/7th degree black belt…

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To Be A Good Instructor, You Have To Be A Student

One of the greatest lessons I ever learned early on, was that training never ends. The first person I learned KM from, Mark, was always big on training. Experimenting with new things. Taking other peoples seminars. Just seeking knowledge. From the beginning this concept was presented to me and after almost ten years, this lesson…

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The Fast: Debrief

Monday night at 9:30pm, I began a 72 hour fast. With my deep love for food and all things edible, this is my first time doing this. I wanted to see if the fast had a positive impact on a skin allergy. The first day went very well. Energy and mood stayed great throughout the…

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June 28th, 2017 (Fast Day 2)

A little over 46 hours into this 72 hour fast. Woke up this morning feeling good. A bit groggy, but no more groggy than normal when the 5am alarm goes off. Got my things together and made a cup of coffee w/ 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Headed into the gym to drill and roll…

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June 27th, 2017 (Fast Day 1)

I began a 3-day fast starting at 9:30pm last night. It’s an experiment to see if there are any positive effects on a skin allergy I have been dealing with for over a year. Goal is to track mood, hunger, weight, inflammation, and energy throughout. 7:15am weigh-in 180.6    1:15pm weigh-in 177.2 Took in 3-liters…

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