It's easy to feel like when others get ahead in training or competition that it means you're behind. But what if there's plenty for everybody? What if the success of others is proof you can do it too?
Competing isn't the only way to participate in a BJJ tournament - you can also volunteer to work at the event. There are a lot of different volunteers needed to make it a great day for the athletes.
I have a felt a bit of guilt that what I want most is balance and happiness for my family. I am not the by-any-means-necessary athlete. But I am myself and I never have to compromise my character.
There are three main ways to deal with pre-competition anxiety - damping it down, thinking about other things, and finally thinking about THE thing. Let's look at them closer.
Today I'm going to look at the psychology of trash talking. While it is entertaining, it's my belief it's unnecessary and even harmful to the sport in question. What are your thoughts on trash talk?
This beautiful footage is a compilation of moments, amazing techniques, submissions, and celebrations from the planet's best grapplers at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship of 2012.
A change of pace is coming up. I’ve decided to compete at the end of April in an event called the Tactical Strength Challenge, so I'll be changing up my training to get ready.
I was born with a fierce competitive streak and it took me a while to learn how to use it productively. Here's what I learned - the best parts of being competitive and the gifts it brings me.
Does being in your 30s and 40s mean your athletic performance has to decline? Not necessarily - science looks at duathlon competitors and baseball players and examines the facts.
After 8 weeks of tournament preparation, I finally competed at the Abu Dhabi World Professional Jiu Jitsu Championship in Montreal, Quebec. Here's the photos, videos, and how it all went down.
My eight-week training program is almost done - the tournament is this coming Saturday. I'm going to share my inspirations for my game plans and my latest personal training update.
What's the world's strongest man look like? Chances are a lot like Mariusz Pudzianowski, five time world title winner. Check out this amazing highlight video.
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