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Respite.

Jiu-Jitsu is HARD. It’s taken me a long while to get there, but I don’t think I have bad classes anymore. I’m always learning, always evolving, little by little. 563 more words

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Smited.

Tonight, I went down to my usual Friday NoGi rolling. I’ve been lucky for the last however many weeks, in that Kenny hasn’t been able to get his rotund frame through the door as often as he’d like; due to his ear taking the same form as the rest of him, by bloating. 275 more words

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Slaying Samson.

In Martial Arts you have it drilled into you early on, that humility is king. It’s no secret that my view of my own abilities on the mats are low, and even when I do have flashes of brilliance, I’m smart enough to keep it real, knowing that tomorrow is a completely different day. 830 more words

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Ninja Shit.

Let’s be honest. We didn’t get into Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu for self defense. The realest, and illest killers got into this mastery of limb destruction, and oesophageal terror to become modern day ninjas. 422 more words

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Kicking it Old School.

After Monday’s disasterous class, I put a bit more thought into tonight’s. A few people gave some insight into similar experiences, and others imparted some wisdom on how to avoid a similar story. 301 more words

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Monster Midgets and Playful Giants.

A while back, whilst in conversation with a Twitter pal, I coined the above phrase casually as if I had some sort of beautiful mind. Every once in a while my brain will kick into action, and I’ll nod in agreeance as if to say, well done brain; you haven’t fucked me over today. 687 more words

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