Archive for November, 2013

An Eventful Weekend

Weekends are the time that most people relax and recover from a long week of work.  In my career choice they are often busier than the actual week, this past weekend was no exception.  Friday night I ventured out to the far east side of Scottsdale to corner Siege MMA fighter Kamuela Kirk at Bad [...]

Rolling for the Philippines

Tomorrow the Arizona Jiu Jitsu Community will be putting together an open mat that benefits the relief efforts in the Philippines.  Five of the local area black belts will be there sharing some techniques before the open mat held at Siege MMA.  There will be a recommended $20 donation at the door, plus an optional $5  raffle [...]

The blessing of winter

I was born in raised in Colorado, winter meant snow, ice, and cold.  Although I grew up sledding, snowboarding and skiing I was never a huge fan of winter.  I moved to Arizona over ten years ago and since then I have a very different view of the winter months.  November brings cooler weather and [...]

Two Jiu Jitsu Weekends

This is the hype video for the Dean Lister vs. Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares Super Fight that I previously mentioned in my last blog.  This Super Fight will take place at the World Jiu Jitsu Expo II in Long Beach, CA on November 9th and 10th.  I wish I could make it out to this expo, it [...]