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Tournament Preparation Pays Off (Athlete Journal 29)

Thirteen weeks of traveling, rolling, drilling, dieting, and killing my strength and conditioning program all came together this week at the New York Open.

My Case for Women Only Beginner BJJ Classes

I don’t like man bashing, especially since my teammates at my gym are so awesome. But the fact is some guys are dicks.

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.

The 4 Best Things About Losing a Fight

I don't claim to have a perfect record in muay Thai. So here's what I think there is to take from a fight, even if you walk away with a loss.

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.

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.

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.

Women's Self-Defense Seminar (Athlete Journal 38)

Last week I held a women's self defense seminar, and it went so well I plan to do another one soon.

Training On Vacation (Athlete Journal 24)

Despite being on vacation, I had a great training week, thanks to some creativity and supportive family.

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