…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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Focus On Where You’re Going, Not Where You Are

I’ve been listening to a good amount of The MFCEO Project w/ Andy Frisella lately. Good stuff, if you’ve never taken a listen. One of the topics he generally hammers home is “Winning the Day” and he has a few gems when it comes to getting things done, creating momentum, and actually achieving your goals…

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Front Headlock Defense

  Taking a look at the front headlock (standing guillotine) and a few options for defending it. The goal is always to get out of the position before it fully develops, so we look at how to shut it down, as well as how to deal with it as it locks in. Enjoy!

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Are You Teaching Your Students to Pass a Test or Survive Violence?

Most martial art systems have some form of ranking in place. Whether it’s belts or levels. In many traditional martial arts you must perform specific katas in precise ways to earn stripes or belts. Most BJJ groups hand out stripes based on attendance, performance in class, results of competitions etc.. Some BJJ gyms actually have…

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