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BJJ: My Win and My Purple Promotion!

BJJ: My Win and My Purple Promotion!

This weekend was a bit emotional for me. Two things I felt were out of my grasp came to me. I won a match at a tournament due to my own actions, and I was promoted to purple! MY TOURNAMENT I was at Naga this weekend in Virginia. I signed up for one category: older […]

21 BJJ Improvements: 9 permanent life change

21 BJJ Improvements: 9 permanent life change

Part 9 of 21 improvements BJJ has had on my life. This was inspired by Tangled Triangle: 21 Days of Improvement. You can read my Part 8 here! 9/21 Improvements from BJJ: Permanent life change! I recognize that making this declaration that I’ll do BJJ forever may be premature, but I realized that in January, I’ll have been […]

21 BJJ Improvements: 5 Healthy Lifestyle

21 BJJ Improvements: 5 Healthy Lifestyle

Part 5 of 21 improvements BJJ has had on my life. This was inspired by Tangled Triangle: 21 Days of Improvement. You can read my Part 4 here! 5/21 Improvements from BJJ: Healthy Lifestyle “He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.” Arabian Proverb My life for several years involved eating things that […]

21 BJJ Improvements: 4 New Social Circle

21 BJJ Improvements: 4 New Social Circle

Part 4 of 21 improvements BJJ has had on my life. This was inspired by Tangled Triangle: 21 Days of Improvement. You can read my Part 3 here! 4/21 Improvements from BJJ: New Social Circle Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.  —Joseph Brodsky Before I started BJJ, I had a negative view […]

21 BJJ Improvements: 3 Easier Movement

21 BJJ Improvements: 3 Easier Movement

Part 3 of 21 improvements BJJ has had on my life. This was inspired by Tangled Triangle: 21 Days of Improvement. You can read my Part 1 here! 3/21 Improvements from BJJ: Easier Movement To me, if life boils down to one thing, it’s movement. To live is to keep moving. —Jerry Seinfeld Before Jiu Jitsu, […]

21 BJJ Improvements: 2 Faster Reflexes

21 BJJ Improvements: 2 Faster Reflexes

Part 2 of 21 improvements BJJ has had on my life. This was inspired by Tangled Triangle: 21 Days of Improvement. 2/21 Improvements from BJJ: Faster Reflexes Repetition of the same thought or physical action develops into a habit which, repeated frequently enough, becomes an automatic reflex. —Norman Vincent Peale Before I started jiu jitsu, I […]