Posts tagged "competition"

Up’s, down’s and lessons learned at the IBJJF Las Vegas Open

This past weekend, while around the area teaching seminars, I competed in the Las Vegas Summer Open in the black belt featherweight and absolute categories. I decided to compete for a couple of reasons, one being that I always want to gain more experience so the more I compete the better. Secondly, I wanted to compete to keep up the momentum after winning double gold at the New York Open...

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The beauty of drilling

[caption id="attachment_60" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Drilling. photo: Jimmy Smith[/caption] Before I dive into the reasons I hold such a deep love for drilling, I first want to apologize to Kit Dale for going against him on this subject. Kit, believe me I am one of your biggest fans, but I cannot fathom the thought of not drilling or believing that drilling is detrimental to someone's game. Perhaps someday we can have...

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