Monthly Archives: December 2012

Faixa Azul

I had a fair amount of nervous energy before belt testing. It was the unknown, so I had little point of reference. The night previous, I managed to get some last minute training in, rolled with some close friends and … Continue reading

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Sleeping Jiu Jitsu

I’ve been dreaming a lot about jiu jitsu lately. I don’t think my wife appreciates it as I tend to thrash about, but it’s there, so my sub-conscious builds grappling tapestries in my mind as I sleep. Normally, it’s something … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing. 1, 2, 3, 4.

A few weeks ago, my primary instructor pulled me aside and gave me a sheet of paper after practice. It contained the secrets of the universe. Not entirely true. It contained a list of movements from multiple positions. A Cheat … Continue reading

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