Recently in my fundamentals class at 10th Planet Van Nuys one of the bigger guys asked about using his size to help his jiu jitsu. Being one of the higher ranking bigger guys in my gym this is a question I get a lot from new bigger guys. My view of using your size has … Continue reading It's ok to use your size.
A new year means a chance to reflect back on 2019 and look forward to what I want to focus on in 2020. 2019 Last year I wanted to focus on 1/2 guard, studying more tape, and blogging more. 1/2 Guard I feel like I did a good job of studying the 1/2 guard. In … Continue reading 2019 Focus Follow Up and 2020 Focus
Chapter 3 of Austin Kleon's book Keep Going It's easy to say I want to be a *insert belt level* guy/girl. If you really want to be a *insert belt level* guy/girl then do the things that you need to do to earn that belt. Look at the *insert belt level* people you train with. … Continue reading Forget the noun, do the verb.