BJJ and Women: What Do You Wear?
I’ve had rash guards on my brain recently. I was bummed to have missed out on the Juliet rashguard offered on BJJHQ.com from Pony Club Grappling Gear, though my credit card was happy with that! I also recently purchased two Meerkatsu rashies: the white tiger and the Phoenix. More than that, though, was the question [...]
BJJ: the Gathering
I’m heading to Tokyo tomorrow to watch the Asia Open. Not participate, just watch. Turns out that my match would have been on Sunday, and I was flying out that afternoon, so I took the refund instead. But, I’ll be cheering on CupcakeArmbar! I also decided to make blogger cards. This was thought of and [...]
Survivor: Brazil(ian Jiu Jitsu)
Last week I looked around the room and I was one of the two most senior students. In the gym hierarchy I’m high up there. I’m so used to being the underdog that it took me by surprise. I didn’t win all the king of the hill contests, so how did I get here. That’s [...]
Why it’s cool to suck at jiu ji...
The more I think about this idea, the cooler it gets to me. I know sometimes people worry that they’re not keeping up with their teammates, that they might get stuck “forever” at white belt or blue belt, that they’re just not progressing, or that they’re a sucky blue belt. To those people, I say [...]
Holy crap! Over 1000 views!
I am stunned! For the first time in the 2 years since starting my jiu jitsu blog my traffic hit over 1000 views in one day! 1163 to be precise! To give you an idea of how special that is to me, prior to this week, I’d only hit over 400 views twice in the [...]