Happy Chuseok from Korea! Chuseok is a Korean holiday that gives people 5 days off in a row. It’s often described as a “Korean Thanksgiving.” At my school we dressed up in hanboks, traditional Korean costumes, and made some Korean toys. On to the BJJ stuff! 1. I’m going to the Asia Open! I bought […]
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I had such a great vacation. I now have a plan: Summer in Brazil in 2013. Train BJJ as much as possible. Summer in Ukraine in 2014. Train sambo as much as possible. Also do BJJ, but focus on Sambo.
Okay, so it’s possible I have a small addiction. My name is Julia and I’m a BJJ-holic. I’m going to Ukraine and couldn’t bear to part with my lovely Fenom gi for two weeks. Couldn’t stand the thought of not getting to roll for two weeks. So I decided I was going to do BJJ […]
That’s my goal! I want to spend my entire summer in Brazil in 2013 This big goal requires completing several smaller goals. 1. Pay off credit card. 2. Save up enough money to pay loans during that summer. 3. Save up enough money to get a plane ticket. 4. Get a job at a university […]
I envision this blog as a very public side of me (which is why it uses my real name). Things I intend to blog about here may include: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu I started doing BJJ on June 1, 2010. I caught the bug and I haven’t looked back. I was originally interested in it because […]