BJJ

The Week Before the New York Open (Athlete Journal 42)

Aside from a minor back strain, I'm feeling confident and ready for the New York Open this weekend.

Put Up or Shut Up (Athlete Journal 28)

This weekend I will not lose due to lack of training, conditioning, nutrition, or focus. I won’t lose because I beat myself.

Why Glutes Matter in BJJ and How to Get Them

Your glutes are not as strong as you think they are. You may be able to squat a house, but that does not mean your glutes are strong or even contracting optimally.

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If you are an MMA practioner or a triathlete, don't miss out on these new free workouts that start today.

I Found My True Passion (Athlete Journal 41)

My training this week was pretty much the same as last week, but I had some new insights about my future career.

Miami Isn't the Best Place to Lose Weight (Athlete Journal 27)

Last week my wife and I celebrated our ten-year wedding anniversary in Miami. Not the best place for weight loss, but it was worth it.

Jaco Women's Training Tights (Product Review)

I've been wearing these tights for years now, and they remain one of my favorite items in my training wardrobe.

Seminar Time With Phil Migliarese (Athlete Journal 40)

Scranton MMA held a seminar featuring Phil Migliarese last Saturday, which marked the official merging of our affiliations. It was also an amazing training week!

Judo for BJJ Practitioners (Athlete Journal 26)

This week I had a chance to add some judo techniques into my training, and I think it will go a long way in helping prepare for the New York Open.

Here Comes the New Absolute Cut Gi from Shoyoroll by Viking Wong

From the runways to the mats, acclaimed fashion designer and BJJ brown belt and Viking Wong explains the new Absolute cut.

What Kids Can Learn From a BJJ Lifestyle

Most parents turn to martial arts to teach their kids discipline. I would argue it is the least important lesson of them all.

Hard Work Is Worth the Sacrifice (Athlete Journal 39)

Even though it’s challenging to train as much as I am right now, it’ll all pay off at my next meet.

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