Archive for May, 2013

Xande is the Man

I really wanted to choke people all week but had to share this seminar video.  I love how developed Xande’s thought process is in Jiu Jitsu, there is a reason for every little movement and overall knowledge of how his opponent is going to react.  If you have 24 minutes I would watch the whole […]

Just a Girls Boyfriend

If you haven’t heard Just a Girl in a Jiu Jitsu World has hit the Jiu Jitsu scene with a bang.  Recently Leslie (Owner of Just a Girl and my girlfriend) set up her website to capture the female view of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.  She did a great job of growing a following of ladies, […]

Happy Mothers Day

I know everyone says they have the best mom in the World… You are wrong.  Happy Mothers Day Mom!  My mom is a vice principle at a middle school in Colorado.  My past trip home I taught her an armbar and she has been implementing it on all the little trouble makers on a daily […]

My Fingers Hurt

The past three years have been a on going off again struggle with back pain.  My lower back was injured in a Jiu Jitsu match when I had the bright idea of going for a flying armbar in a NoGi match in which my opponent shucked me to the ground directly on my back.  As I result […]

Kid’s Cup

The 5th Annual AZ Kid’s Cup went down on Saturday at Phoenix College.  It’s always very impressive watching the kids compete in Jiu Jitsu at such a high level.  My school had five competitors, we finished with two golds, two silvers, and a bronze medal, each kid bringing home a medal.  That is a testament […]