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Thanks everyone!

I’m just over two weeks removed from my ACL replacement surgery.  Surgery went well, at least I think, would they really tell you if it didn’t?  This is not a sob for me because of my injury blog.  I see so many people posting little injuries on social media to hope to get some sympathy [...]

Roots BJJ and Fitness

The Arizona BJJ Community recently added another awesome school to its already stellar Jiu Jitsu scene.  If you live in the east valley go check out Roots BJJ and Fitness and train under one of AZ’s top Black Belts Gerson Atoigue!  I had the privilege of meeting Gerson through years of being at the same [...]

Day 15

Today is Day 15 of no training due to a knee injury and it  just might be the hardest day yet.  I had my initial consultation with the Ortho surgeon today, I was completely prepared to walk in and have them tell me they won’t know anything until the MRI.  Instead, after some painful jerking [...]

No More Labor

Labor day will challenge my ability to work… It has been a bit of a rough week for me, a week of crutches, ice, and painkillers.  I always look forward to holiday open mats, and last Monday was no exception.  We had a talented group on the mats and the energy was rolling, like all [...]

Fight To Win 37

Have you got your tickets yet?  I’m nine days aways from my third professional Jiu Jitsu Match at Fight to Win 37 in Scottsdale.  If you haven’t been to a Fight to Win production I highly recommend it, 30 super fights leads to a great night of entertainment.  I don’t know much about my opponent, [...]