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Gear Review: Red Journey Brand Jiu-jitsu Gi – Black Classic

Today, I’m reviewing the Red Journey brand jiu-jitsu gi in the company’s Black Classic. It’s noted on their site that the gi is IBJJF approved and is priced at $99.00. Look: Upon opening the box and examining the kimono, I … Continue reading

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Writing in Capitals

When I was a kid and first began to write out my letters, I was enamored by the capital versions of each, both in cursive and print. I’d spend as much time as I could filling pages with the alphabet … Continue reading

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Perception and timing.

Here’s a funny thing to note: the way you roll and the way others perceive the way you roll are not always the same. I’ve been thinking a bit about this recently because two of my friends/training partners have said … Continue reading

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That Next Gear

I haven’t been on the mats since Saturday, but it has given me a few days to get some perspective and think through the sheer, smiling destruction that I experienced. A few of us got to the gym early and … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned, Consistency and Thursday Night Training

As promised, here are the lessons learned from Old Man Worlds 2013: 1. Prepare mentally leading up to the event, but don’t psyche yourself out the day of: I learned this lesson, not because of a mistake made, but because … Continue reading

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