Category Archives: Brazilian jiu-jitsu

Changing my Game

For several years now I’ve been dealing with a neck injury that, while (hopefully) not catastrophic, has been painful enough to get in the way of my BJJ training. When I came back to my BJJ school a few days … Continue reading

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What is this Grappl-ing you speak of?

I have not trained BJJ at all for a year and a half due to structural issues, but I have decided to make a comeback. It’s not that I’ve really healed, it’s just that I missed it too much. I … Continue reading

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in·er·tia

[in-ur-shuh, ih-nur-] –noun the property of matter by which it retains its state of rest or its velocity along a straight line so long as it is not acted upon by an external force. It takes serious effort to break … Continue reading

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Sometimes you feel like a purple belt…

…and sometimes you don’t. But after weeks of feeling like I had zero BJJ skills and that I needed to turn in my purple belt for a slightly used white belt, I actually had a decent class last night. Instead … Continue reading

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Grappledunk of all trades

Is it better to be interested in nothing at all and therefore do nothing well, or is it better to be interested in so many things you can’t possibly find time for all of them and therefore do none of … Continue reading

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Raising the Bullshit Flag

(I wrote this post a while ago but failed on actually posting it…better late than never!) First of all, congrats to everyone who competed at the Pan Ams…with all the hardware that came home, I think that the team will … Continue reading

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Pan Ams!!

Good luck to Team Leo Dalla at the BJJ Pan Ams this weekend! I wish I could be there…but I’ll be watching the live stream on Sunday.  It’s not quite almost as good as being there, but it’s definitely better … Continue reading

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