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 […]

Relson’s Mount Escape

I’ve had the opportunity to attend several of Relson Gracie’s seminars.  He never disappoints with his mix of jiu jitsu and old-school stories.  He is quite the personality, and I have enjoyed […]