Monthly Archives: October 2009

Jorge Pereira Seminar and Dalla’s Grand Opening

A ton of people showed up for the seminar and grand opening last Saturday, and I’m betting it was for two reasons – 1) to learn from a sixth degree black belt with a ton of experience and stories to … Continue reading

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A little competition perspective

Friday’s open mat was a much needed stress relief after a somewhat brutal week at work. I got a few frustrations out on the mat, and while chatting with a teammate (hi Tom!), got a little perspective on my biggest … Continue reading

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Holy construction, Batman!

I have come to loathe microwave food. If you’ve ever done construction on a kitchen, you feel my pain. And my pain has extended long past it’s scheduled end date because of a serious structural issue that would see the … Continue reading

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BJJ Withdrawal?

What is it about BJJ that makes you feel so crappy when you don’t get to train? I was just talking about this with a teammate, and it seems like it’s a pretty common phenomenon. I was out for a … Continue reading

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