Clinch and Knees Flow Drill

In this video we’re discussing the need to adapt in dynamic clinch situations. All too often, we tend to obsess over a specific position and when we can no longer hold that spot, we are not ready to transition to another. We’re looking at a start from a common grab you find in most KM…

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Waiting For The Bubble to Burst

While writing the section on Immediate Casualty Care in the book How to Survive an Active Killer, I fell into a rabbit hole. This is what happened. Enjoy! —- I am sure throughout the book you’ll notice a certain tone (both subtly and blatantly) about being accountable for your own safety. All too often we…

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Mitt Drills for Working Striking in w/ Wrestling/Clinch Work

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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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5 Tips for a Better Competition Experience

Saturday the Endeavor BJJ crew headed up to Toledo to participate in the Buckeye State Grappling Championships. Any time I go to an event or competition, I like to look around, see how things are run and see how the athletes act. We run a lot of competitions at our facility, so I like to…

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July 3rd and 4th, 2017

A little behind on tracking, so we’re going to mash these days together! July 3rd, 2017 6:00am – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 6×5 min gi rolling 10:00am – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 40 minute king of the hill pass/sweep 15 minute king of the hill takedowns   July 4th, 2017 6:00am – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu worked top control transitions 30…

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July 2nd, 2017

9:30am – Strength 400m sled drag (45) + DB Carry (2×20) rotating farmers and front rack position — DL 5×5 @ 295lb — 12m sandbag carry (150lb) 12m run 12m farmers carry (106lb + 124lb) 12m run 12m backwards sled drag (205lb) 6 rounds – approx 7:45   11:00am – BJJ 30 minutes king of…

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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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