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Top 6 Non-Jiu Jitsu Things You Need To Learn When You Start Jiu Jitsu

Top 6 Non-Jiu Jitsu things you need to learn when you start Jiu Jitsu.

Often we see articles outlining the top things we must learn when we start studying BJJ, like the Triumvirate of Tap (triangle, armbar, omoplata), RNC, how to break guard and how to regain your own guard. 905 more words

Me Surrender? Nuts!

I don’t wonder what it would be like to have millions of dollars or a Beverly Hills mansion. I wonder what it’s like to go through one day without having to avoid the thousands of mental bomb craters left by a prolonged war with bipolar disorder and PTSD. 460 more words

Steve Ramos

Why are you here?

Why are you here?
she asks constantly
a strange question
one to which I have
not had a ready reply
though suddenly now
I wonder if deep down… 36 more words


The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity. – Amelia Earhart

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what zombies have to do with self-growth

I am not a fan of the horror genre. Except for zombies. When my son became intrigued by zombies, I explored all the movies – from the very first – with him. 354 more words


When Value is “Hidden”

I met with someone earlier today and she is in both a scary and exciting place – her growth has been consistent and persistent. Along the way, she has developed into a person a courage. 83 more words