Category: Reflection

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

Jan 16

When the snake strykes, you only hear the hyss

I used to be quite the fisherman. Yes, it’s true. As a young buck, me and my rowdy crew used to near the water almost every day. There were two spots that we used to hit the most. One was behind our neighborhood. You had to weave through a hidden trail through the forest, and …

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Mar 16

Watch out, a sleeping tiger is awakening within Senegal

Over the past thirty years, Jiu-jitsu has spread across the globe, reaching places far and wide. The growth of the art has been extraordinary. But has it reached its full potential? No. Not even close. There are still so much of the world that has no idea that Jiu-jitsu exists. They have no idea of the …

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Apr 18

Triangles, triangles oh boy

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 reason 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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