An inspiring story

An inspiring story: Last night was the first EBI event for women - a milestone for…

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Making progress

Making progress: This weekend, talented apprentice(kohai), Jason Rau competed in a local…

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New York always has a surprise in store

New York always has a surprise in store: So here I am in a shockingly empty JFK departure…

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Travel

Travel: I am well known for my incompetence in many areas, none more so than travel. My…

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Grappling and geography

Grappling and geography: One of the great pleasures of spending a long time in the sport…

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Spreading the word

Spreading the word: I always love teaching some of the key elements of our approach to…

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Confidence

People constantly warn against the dangers of over confidence; but in all honesty I tell…

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Two kinds of strength – two approaches to combat

Two kinds of strength - two approaches to combat: This weekend welterweight champion…

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Reunion

Reunion: When Georges St- Pierre was getting ready to fight Jon Fitch, he kept telling me…

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Perfect performance!

Perfect performance! The great Roger Gracie took on Marcus Almeida "buchecha" in a…

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What a night, what a fight!!

What a night, what a fight!! Chris Weidman did exactly what he said he wanted to do - to…

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It begins again

It begins again: Chris Weidman @chrisweidmanufc successfully weighs in today in hometown…

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Another day, another room

Another day, another room: I am a big believer in consistency in training. Most of your…

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Seeing the old gang

Seeing the old gang: It was my pleasure to trek out to Long Island NY to see Chris…

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Fighting for advantage

Fighting for advantage: One of the central premises of jiu jitsu is this - ALWAYS GAIN…

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One move – with many faces

One move - with many faces: One of the central demands jiu jitsu makes of us is to adapt…

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Clash of Titans

Clash of Titans: Next week in Rio de Janeiro will be a super fight as big as any in the…

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Stage entrance

Stage entrance: The last seconds before a match begins - here, Eddie Cummings gets ready…

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Subjecting the student to stress

Subjecting the student to stress: A well known image of teaching is that of the drill…

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Active observation

Active observation: As training begins I always try to keep an eye on the room and look…

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