10-Day Pedro Sauer Brazil BJJ Camp Photo Re-Cap
Lisa and I honeymooned before our wedding in Brazil, doing Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the birthplace of the art, and with the esteemed Professor Pedro Sauer. It was an incredible experience!
So, I’m Now Keeping An Injury Log
I like lists. One of the lists I keep is a log of my gas purchases. I used to think it would be a pain, but once it became a habit to open my notepad app when I pull up to the pump and take a couple of numbers down (mileage, gas price, number of […]
BJJ Vs Hip-Hop
I don’t listen to hip hop often, but have long appreciated the energy and power of it’s birth and expansion as a culture. Perhaps it will sound strange, but I keep coming back to this comparison of hip hop and jiu jitsu cultures lately, in my mind… Hip hop has its fundamental 4 (or 5, […]
The “Ridiculously Photogenic Jiu Jitsu Guy” Meme Is Bigger Than I Thought…
We aren’t big TV people, so this may be old news to some, but here is a clip of Clark Gracie (“Ridiculously Photogenic Jiu Jitsu Guy”) on Good Morning America. I did not realize this got this big! I’m of two minds on this clearly total-crap interview. My inner-cynic has a problem with the “I’m […]
Honeymooning With Pedro Sauer
We are going to Brazil for 10 days! Pedro Sauer hosts a summer camp, complete with 3-times-daily training, visits to infamous local schools, sightseeing, and catered meals. It will be a pre-wedding honeymoon for us, and we couldn’t be more excited. Professor Sauer was in CT last year, and everyone there was blown away by […]
Bad-Ass BJJ Portraits: Check!
For our 2-year anniversary, I got Lisa some portraits taken of us for over the fireplace. We decided to get our bad-ass BJJ portraits done as well. Do you have a bad-ass BJJ portrait? These are going around, at least in my circle of friends. For example, have you seen Keith Owen‘s professional portraits? Dude’s […]