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Being Too Comfortable – For Serious Competitors Only

Today I want to write about a theme in many boxing movies. The best boxer in the world who came out of the the worst part of town and now is comfortable in his new mansion. He doesn’t run to the gym any longer, now he drives his Bentley. He doesn’t sleep in the same […]

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Are You Losing Your Competitive Fire?

Here is a quick chart I did to see how the intensity of my training, standards, and competitive drive has increased through out the years.  Check it out: It is my opinion that the better we get at BJJ the more we should compete …and not the other way around. Unfortunately this doesn’t seem to be […]

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Can You Improve Without an Instructor.

Can You Improve Without an Instructor.

Dear Readers, There are certain ingredients that a person needs to become successful: 1. Drive/Passion/Perseverance/Will Power: and a similar of character traits that are found within a person. 2. Intelligence/Decisions/Common Sense/Logic: and a bunch of intellectual traits found in the athlete that will help him maximize the resources around him to  the best extent possible. […]

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Athletes Don’t Walk …They Run!

Athletes Don’t Walk …They Run!

Today I had an epiphany.  I had my good friend Mike Atkins from Crazy 88 BJJ and MMA of Baltimore, MD visiting. We where hanging out and doing some errands. I am currently in the habit of running 7 minutes every morning before breakfast ( breakfast becomes the reward). So I started my day with […]

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Words of Wisdom: My Favorites Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings.

Words of Wisdom ************************************************************************ LEAVER YOUR OWN FAVORITE: “Quotations, Proverbs, and Sayings” IN THE COMMENTs SECTION *************************************************************************** Over the years in this sport , one accumulates words of wisdom, that help make sense of it all here are some the staff wishes to pass down to you: Planning: “He who fails to plan, plans to […]

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10 Major Causes of Failure in Leadership

10 Major Causes of Failure in Leadership 1. Inability to Organize Detail 2. Unwillingess to render humble service 3. Expectations of getting payed fro what they know instead of what they do with what they know. 4. Fear of Competitions from followers 5. Lack of Imagination 6. Selfishness 7. Intemperance 8. Disloyalty 9. Emphasis on […]

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11 Major Attributes of Leadership

11 Major Attributes of Leadership Unwavering courage based upon knowledge of yourself and occupation Self Control Keen sense of justice Definiteness of decision Definiteness of plans The habit of doing more than payed for. A pleasing personality Sympathy and understanding Mastery of detail Willingness to accept full responsibility Cooperation

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The Grappling Phenomenon:  Behavioral Congruency and Achieving Your Goals.

The Grappling Phenomenon: Behavioral Congruency and Achieving Your Goals.

This article will summarize a great gift from Master Lloyd Irvin. Before hand let me tell you that I felt really, really, really STUPID for not having listen to his FREE, yes I said FREE…Read More!

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