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Submission Philosophy

As a guest instructor at one of my favorite gyms, Indiana Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Academy, I was asked about my philosophy on submissions by a good friend and great competitor Joel Blanton.  This was my response……

January 30, 2017
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Long Beach Open 2016

Since my last competition I’ve only been able to fit in 5 training sessions.  I was in need of points to compete at Worlds next year so I signed up for the Long Beach Open.  My division had only one competitor, Carlos Farias.  Although…

December 13, 2016
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NABJJF Worlds

I’m back in full competition swing despite not having enough time for optimal competition training.  My most recent competition was the NABJJ World Championships at Long Beach.  The North American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Federation was founded by Joao and Patricia Silva as well as…

December 5, 2016
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LA Pro Experience – A Champion’s Mindset

It’s been a while since I’ve gotten to compete.  In fact, it had been a while since I even trained.  Shortly after Panams I pulled my groin and it just wouldn’t heal.  I took about 4 months off. I finally bit the bullet and…

October 17, 2016