Find Your Fears and Overcome

Find Your Fears and Overcome

Every once in a while I feel I need a swift kick from the behind when it comes to both my personal and professional life. It’s usually when I feel overwhelmed, anxious or a little stressed about something. Then my thought process is, I need some motivation to...
The 3 P’s

The 3 P’s

In many aspects of our life, we are tasked with or faced with challenges. Some of these challenges are assigned to us, others are self-appointed, and some are life challenges that you never see coming until they are staring you in the face. A lot of people get stuck...
Gold at IBJJF Dallas Open 2016

Gold at IBJJF Dallas Open 2016

September 17-18, 2016 was the IBJJF Dallas Open.  This was my 5th competition.  In fact, a year ago, the Dallas Open was my first competition.  So, this year getting gold in my division meant that I really found the start of my game as a white belt, trained hard,...

Journal Your Training and Journey

Using Evernote to capture your daily BJJ grind… with free template ! This is an updated version of this article originally written in July of 2015. I started doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu January 4th, the first Monday 2015, and was instantly hooked!  I attend...
Jiu Jitsu changed who I am…

Jiu Jitsu changed who I am…

Jiu Jitsu changed who I am… I get up early because of Jiu Jitsu. I cross train because of Jiu Jitsu. I run because of Jiu Jitsu. I eat healthy because of Jiu Jitsu. I am more confident because of Jiu Jitsu. I am more self aware because of Jiu Jitsu. I am...