What opportunities do you see in this moment?

What opportunities do you see in this moment? Could act upon them in the time available?…

Read More

The not-so-gentle art

The not-so-gentle art: Jiu jitsu, like all combat sports, aspires towards maximum…

Read More

Don’t be satisfied with good when great is right there for the taking

Don’t be satisfied with good when great is right there for the taking: Getting into a…

Read More

Starting with a skill set – the example of a Nicky Rod

Starting with a skill set - the example of a Nicky Rod: A situation I often see as a…

Read More

Victory in Texas!!

Victory in Texas!! The squad had a great night here in Austin tonight with three athletes…

Read More

Countdown in Texas

Countdown in Texas: The squad is in Austin Texas getting ready for the big WHO’S NUMBER…

Read More

Life isn’t fair – neither should be your Jiu jitsu

Life isn’t fair - neither should be your Jiu jitsu: Fair play is a wonderful thing but…

Read More

When you’re the more experienced or bigger partner – start in bottom position with disadvantage

When you’re the more experienced or bigger partner - start in bottom position with…

Read More

When you’re starting on the path to back control mastery – focus on the upper body first

When you’re starting on the path to back control mastery - focus on the upper body first:…

Read More

When the pressure is on

When the pressure is on: How many moves do you REALLY know? We all think we have a good…

Read More

The power of escape

The power of escape: When we think of powerful moves in Jiu jitsu you typically picture a…

Read More

NEW WAVE JIU JITSU

I am very happy to announce the release of the first instructional video of the NEW WAVE…

Read More

Getting out of trouble – and putting the other guy into trouble

Getting out of trouble - and putting the other guy into trouble: If there is one skill in…

Read More

Tension and relaxation

Tension and relaxation: Jiu jitsu is a game that requires from us great variations in…

Read More

Opening gambits

Opening gambits: Jiu jitsu is a game with a lot of chaos built into it that prevents us…

Read More

If your back is on the floor – then you know that your opponent can’t get to your back

If your back is on the floor - then you know that your opponent can’t get to your back:…

Read More

When the work is done

When the work is done: One of the clearest signs that you have a sustainable training…

Read More

Don’t give it away for free (unless you’re setting a trap)

Don’t give it away for free (unless you’re setting a trap): The grip fighting that…

Read More

Going beyond pinning

Going beyond pinning: The basic theme of Jiu jitsu is of getting to dominant upper body…

Read More