“Shit… I Failed.”

originally written august 2016 What you do next is insanely important. Do you let it put you down? Does it motivate you to do better? Do you start analyzing what you could change? Do you make excuses for why you failed? Do you blame someone else? Do you move on to something else? Do you…

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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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…Then I Broke His Fucking Nose

I’m a father now. I have a daughter. As I scan through Facebook and see all the “Me Too” statuses, you get to thinking. How do I best prepare my daughter for the real world. Now, I have no idea what the world will be like 5, 10, or 15 years from now. But after…

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July 14th, 2017

6:00am – BJJ 7 x 5min rounds gi with big Ben Paxton (270lb purple belt)   1:30pm – Westside Barbell 6×4 cambered bar box squat with forward pulling bands @ 205lb 10×1 speed DL @ 165 + doubled bands while standing on 10″ of cushion 3×10 cambered bar good morning w/ forward pulling bands while…

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July 5th, 2017

10:30am – Conditioning 1 min row 1 min ski 10 strict t2b holding fat grips 5 rounds   5:30pm – Strength/Stability 10 OH bandbell lunge (18 + 10) 10 single leg DL  each leg (60) 4 rounds   20′ backwards sled drag on rubber (115) 5 DB strict press (2×20) 5 minutes   20′ right…

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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 1st, 2017

8:00am – Endurance Class We did “blind rowing” – you were given a distance and had to reach it without seeing your monitor. This was actually very interesting. Made you focus on stroke count and pacing by “feel.” 250m/500m/1000m/1000m/500m/250m  *approx 90s rest between each -then- 200 cal ski w/ partner (rotate every 10 cals) 8:43…

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June 30th, 2017

6:00am Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 8×5 min rounds gi 3:30pm sled drag (70) + kb carry (2×18) for 16 minutes rotate kb every 50m  from farmers, to front rack, to overhead holds completed 8 full rounds w/o putting KBs down 250m row rest 1 min 200m ski rest 1 min 3 rounds 10 body saw rest 30s…

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