August 19, 2019

When you’re first starting out with shaping, you’re going to make a lot of mistakes. Just like beginner’s Jiu-Jitsu. You shouldn’t put your hands on the mat in someone’s closed guard, because you’re asking to get swept or submitted. Try shaping a board for the first ti...

August 12, 2019

"The two events that changed my outlook on grappling and the way to approach training both happened while I was a purple belt...For the next three years, I would become a scientist on the mat. I would come up with theories and hypotheses, then test them out on my...

August 5, 2019

"When I look back at my time as a blue belt, I hate my blue belt self. I don’t like to use the word hate, but I had Blue Belt Fever."

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