HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM THE SQUAD!! Hope we can put some uplifting moments into your jiu…

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In a sport where everyone is doing their best to keep moving forward and improve - just…

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Creating good habits

Creating good habits: Training is designed to INSTILL GOOD/SOUND HABITS IN ATHLETES THAT…

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Double danger

Double danger: All of us try constantly to improve our skills in the combat sports.…

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The first battle in any grappling match is the battle for grips

The first battle in any grappling match is the battle for grips: In any grappling bout,…

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Back in NYC! Just touched down at JFK and get to renew my love/hate affair with New York…

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Hard working problem solvers

Hard working problem solvers: People come to me all the time asking what kind of…

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Begin with denial

Begin with denial: Most jiu jitsu athletes begin their matches with a clear sense of what…

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SHOW ME A MAN OUT OF BALANCE AND I WILL SHOW YOU A MAN WHO IS OPEN TO ANY ATTACK YOU…

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The bicycle wheel

The bicycle wheel: Students often come to me concerned that due to some circumstances in…

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Victories at No Gi world championships

Victories at No Gi world championships: The squad’s Canadian contingent had an…

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Integrated systems

Integrated systems: Earlier in the week I discussed a central theme of my approach to jiu…

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One of the most interesting moments of my jiu jitsu year

One of the most interesting moments of my jiu jitsu year was accompanying Gordon Ryan to…

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Orientation, disorientation and control

Orientation, disorientation and control: A common feature of jiu jitsu sparring and…

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Integrated systems

Integrated systems: Most of you know that a distinctive feature of my approach to jiu…

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Aussie in Manhattan

Aussie in Manhattan: Outstanding Australian Grappling star, Craig Jones came by the blue…

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Quest for improvement

Quest for improvement: I love the excitement of watching junior students working hard to…

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Victory in New York City

Victory in New York City: Gordon Ryan capped off an incredible year in NYC tonight,…

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Working against resistance

Working against resistance: Daily drilling of moves is a good thing, but only live…

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Kasai Grappling Championship

Kasai Grappling Championship: This weekend the squad will go out for the last time this…

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