Side Control with Roy Marsh

Royce Gracie Black Belt, Roy Marsh, is someone that I hope to have the opportunity to train with one day. He was recently interviewed by Dave Camarillo for his podcast, Position Impossible. […]

Countering the Lockdown

One good turn deserves another. In a previous post I shared a clip of Master Rigan Machado showing a sweep from lockdown. So, here’s a clip of Rigan sharing a technique for […]

Discipline

“Don’t expect to be motivated every day to get out there and make things happen. You won’t be. Don’t count on motivation. Count on Discipline.” – Jocko Willink

Takemusu and BJJ

What is Takemusu? Takemusu is an Aikido-derived term and concept that was developed by Aikido’s founder, Morihei Ueshiba. He referred to this as an aikidoka’s spontaneous generation of new techniques in reaction […]