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Jiu-jitsu: Year One

Jiu-jitsu: Year One

| August 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today is my one year anniversary of taking Jiu-jitsu. I started BJJ because I knew I had some physical, technical, and psychological deficiencies to address after taking my first Shivworks ECQC in 2015. I knew I had too many things to tackle in a year, so I prioritized. In 2016 I improved my overall physical […]

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Jiu-jitsu Update: Two Months

Jiu-jitsu Update: Two Months

| October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Today marks my two month Jiu-jitsu anniversary. This is not very noteworthy, except that I’ve been encouraging you and the rest of my peers to get some ground training ever since taking my first Shivworks ECQC class in 2015. As such, I wanted to provide an update and how BJJ is going for a “tools guy.” […]

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Things Gun Owners Should Know About Joining a Jiu-jitsu Academy

Things Gun Owners Should Know About Joining a Jiu-jitsu Academy

After my second Shivworks ECQC class, I’ve resolved to get more grappling training. However, I carry a lot of tools, and I wasn’t sure how these would integrate into a Jiu-jitsu academy (or similar). What do I do? What do I say to the owner of the academy? What other things should I know about training […]

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