James Kearns

James Kearns

 

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I am happy with my experience at Worlds, and after competing ten times this past year, it is time to rest and get ready for 2015.
After winning gold last weekend, I’m feeling pretty confident as I get ready to head out to Masters Worlds this week.
Thirteen weeks of training hard came to an end this week. I'm happy with the progress I've made and ready to compete.
These three principles have helped me stay on the mats and be successful in tournaments this year.
My BJJ training schedule has undergone some changes and I am already beginning to reap the benefits.
I got less training time in this week, but due to good prioritization, it wasn't any lower quality.
Between a hectic work, school, and home schedule and a long break before my next competition, I'm having a hard time staying focused in my training lately.
Competition forces you to take a look at your game and actually think about what caused your bad position or loss.
Coming off my win last week in Boston, I briefly thought that I may get a little complacent in my training, but that was far from the case.
What started as a disappointing day turned out to be one of the most exciting tournaments I've ever experienced.
This weekend I'm heading to the Boston Summer Open, and I'm feeling excited and optimistic.
Injuries, illness, tournament struggles, and all the other obstacles I faced earlier this year seem like a distant memory now.