Traveling with jiu jitsu

Traveling with jiu jitsu: I always tell my students - when you learn jiu jitsu, you never…

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The iron law of posture - FOR EVERY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, THERE IS A POSTURE THAT MAXIMIZES…

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First – do no harm

First - do no harm: Students of medicine are often instilled with modern versions of the…

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Big ambitions start small

Big ambitions start small: Very often I will be asked how athletes got to the high level…

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Kohai keep pushing forward

Kohai keep pushing forward: Kohai (junior) student, Oliver Taza had another outstanding…

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Seminar – Squad style

Seminar - Squad style: Today I went to teach our approach to jiu jitsu at the dojo of my…

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Orwell, war and jiu jitsu

Orwell, war and jiu jitsu: The great English writer, George Orwell, once defined warfare…

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Appearance and reality

Appearance and reality: One of the best aspects of a life in the martial arts is the…

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Finding a match

Finding a match: One of the challenges in jiu jitsu is finding training partners with…

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What a performance! There were quite a few outstanding performances among the many…

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Champion attitude

Champion attitude: It was a breakthrough weekend for Ethan Crelinsten, one of the squad's…

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Stepping up to the plate

Stepping up to the plate: There was a fascinating event yesterday at the ADCC west coast…

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The kohai step up at American ADCC trials

The kohai step up at American ADCC trials: An extremely impressive day for the squad…

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Winning vs winning with style

Winning vs winning with style: Winning is the fundamental goal of athletes in competition…

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The return of the wolverine

The return of the wolverine: tomorrow night in Philadelphia, Eddie Cummings returns to…

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Gordon Ryan will be teaching a seminar

Gordon Ryan will be teaching a seminar featuring techniques and strategies used by the…

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Active patience vs passive patience

Active patience vs passive patience: Beginning students are often told to be patient in…

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Fighting the big men

Fighting the big men: Some of the most impressive wins in the short history of the squad…

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Teaching here – Teaching there

Teaching here - Teaching there: Just wrapped up a weekend teaching to the fine folks of…

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Another bout – another belt

Another bout - another belt: Gordon Ryan won the 205 pound division belt at Fight to Win…

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