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Some old Mendes material

I saw it today on Reddit and it is quite sweet. Some older Rafael Mendes rolling videos. They’re nice and slow and it is really incredible to see him implement this type of game when it was just kind of new.


Coachella instructional

Excellent guard work instructionals. Some Gi specific moves, but very applicable (and it happens to be a part of my game)

Floyd Mayweather's Fear and Ignorance on Full Display

While a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Connor McGregor has yet to materialize, the war of words is ratcheting up. Mayweather called the UFC star a “punk” and a “bitch” in… 728 more words

Damn it feels good to be a grappler

Tumbleweed was wearing a blue belt instead of his purple belt during the advanced class on Wednesday, and while we were drilling I asked him if that meant I should take my blue belt off and wear a white one, and although I was just joking, I do carry my white belt in my gym bag at all times, to remind me of how far I’ve come from where I started. 278 more words


First blog post - So I want to be an athlete...

I always wanted to be an athlete. You know, a pro athlete. One that’s paid to train. You see the stars and wonder if you could do it. 975 more words

My Birthday Party.

For years, I’ve been telling myself that turning 30 wasn’t going to hurt. Turns out I was wrong, DAMN WRONG. Nothing’s changed mentally (helped by the fact I’ve been a cantankerous prick since I was about thirteen). 613 more words