Category Archive: Reflection

My personal thoughts about various subjects related to Brazilian Jiu-jitsu.

Apr 18

Seminar Reflection: Triangle Refinement at Team Randori

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Earlier today, I taught a seminar at Randori on how to improve your finish rate with triangles, and this post is about what was covered. Overview The seed of innovation lies in the deep understanding of fundamentals. That’s why we looked at the triangle from a variety of angles in order to create that seed. …

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Dec 11

When You’re Ready, Jiu-jitsu Awaits


Nowadays, if you asked me about my passions, Jiu-jitsu would number near the top of the list. It wasn’t always the case though. There was once a time when I looked at the art and saw only the potential negative of close personal contact. I couldn’t see the fun and effectiveness of it all. So …

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Nov 24

An Overview of Three Recent Seminars

Recently, I had the opportunity to teach three seminars in three different states within a week. I’m extremely grateful, and that’s the primary┬áreason behind this post. It’s a review of what was covered, but it will also contain conceptual lessons for all enthusiasts of our art. If that sounds interesting to you, this is what …

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Oct 28

Must Learning Be Easy In Order to be Effective

A few months ago, there was a┬ádebate on the best training methods for jiu-jitsu, which focused on drilling. For those of us who train, it is an interesting topic of discussion because time is limited, and we desire to maximize the effectiveness of every moment we spend in the gym. The question is how, and …

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Sep 26

Notes from Nic Gregoriades’ Seminar at First State BJJ

If you desire knowledge, you must seek it out. That is a simple principle, and I believe it. That’s why I spent over five hours driving to and from Nic’s seminar. I gained some knowledge from that experience, and I’m going to share it with you. First, I’m going to give you an overview of …

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